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Kent County Council sought tenders from suitably experienced organisations who could deliver a county-wide clinical psychology support service for children and young people in care up until their 18th birthday, who are placed with the Council's ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Kent County Council
County Hall
Maidstone
ME14 1XQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Ima Orosei
Telephone: +44 3000412548
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ42

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.kent.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.kent.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
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
II.1.1)Title:

SS16 087 Fostering Placement Stability Service.

Reference number: DN274792
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Kent County Council sought tenders from suitably experienced organisations who could deliver a county-wide clinical psychology support service for children and young people in care up until their 18th birthday, who are placed with the Council's in-house foster carers with the aim of increasing placement stability, and reducing the number of placement disruptions.

The service will support the overall emotional well-being of children and young people providing crisis intervention and supporting foster carers to maintain the fostering placement. The vision for the service is to have full time clinical psychology input to support foster carers, children and young people.

The service will be part of the hub of professionals dedicated to supporting children placed with the Councils foster carers, adoptive placements and in the future, care leavers.

The service will commence on 3.7.2017 and continue for a period of 3 years initially with 2 years extension.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 28 350 300.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Kent County wide.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Kent County Council sought tenders from suitably experienced organisations who could deliver a county-wide clinical psychology support service for children and young people in care up until their 18th birthday, who are placed with the Council's in-house foster carers with the aim of increasing placement stability, and reducing the number of placement disruptions.

The service will support the overall emotional well-being of children and young people providing crisis intervention and supporting foster carers to maintain the fostering placement. The vision for the service is to have full time clinical psychology input to support foster carers, children and young people.

The service will be part of the hub of professionals dedicated to supporting children placed with the Councils foster carers, adoptive placements and in the future, care leavers.

The service will commence on 3.7.2017 and continue for a period of 3 years initially with 2 years extension.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 067-127350
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Title:

SS16 087 Fostering Placement Stability Service

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
23/05/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
12-14 Maresfield Gardens
London
NW3 5SU
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ42

Internet address:http://www.annafreud.org/

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 28 350 300.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Kent County Council
County Hall
Maidstone
ME14 1XQ
United Kingdom

Internet address:http://www.kent.gov.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Kent County Council
County Hall
Maidstone
ME14 1XQ
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/06/2017