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Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) is seeking to continue effective evidence based Multi Systemic Therapy (MST) for some of the most challenging children and young people on the edge of care. Working with families, health, social care, education and ...

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Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKH12

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Cambridgeshire County Council Multi-Systemic Therapy Services.

Reference number: DN171478
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) is seeking to continue effective evidence based Multi Systemic Therapy (MST) for some of the most challenging children and young people on the edge of care. Working with families, health, social care, education and youth justice this service will support delivery of outcomes such as families to stay together, maintain young people within their home, their involvement in education and reduce offending outcomes.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH12
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

CCC is contracting for:

(a) 1 full MST Standard Team (35 cases p.a.),

(b) Half the capacity of a full MST Problematic Sexualised Behaviour (PSB) Team (8 cases p.a.),

(c) 1 further MST Standard Team - subject to agreement and not guaranteed.

The estimated total value is between 1 920 000 GBP and 3 213 000 GBP.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 213 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 36
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

The successful provider must be registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and have the required MST licence before the Contract Start Date. Full details are contained in the tender documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
Participation in the procedure is reserved to organisations pursuing a public service mission and fulfilling the conditions set in Article 77(2) of Directive 2014/24/EU
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Form of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 21/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from (refer to address in part I.1). If an appeal regarding the award of Contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a Contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may order the ineffectiveness of a Contract where serious breach have occurred in addition to any fine, the Court may instead provide for alternative penalties, either contract shortening, fines or both.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: