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Commissioners are seeking to put in place a contract to deliver the Children's Centre services to meet the needs of targeted families across the administrative area of Devon County Council. The service will be aligned to the four Children and ...

Social and other specific services - public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Devon County Council
County Hall, The Annexe, Topsham Road
Exeter
EX2 4QD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Andrew Simkin
Telephone: +44 1392383000
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKK43

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
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:

CP1439-17 Children Centre Services.

Reference number: DN263075
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85323000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Commissioners are seeking to put in place a contract to deliver the Children's Centre services to meet the needs of targeted families across the administrative area of Devon County Council. The service will be aligned to the four Children and Families Partnership's areas of:

- Exeter;

- Mid and East Devon;

- South Devon;

- Northern Devon.

Children's Centre Services are the key delivery mechanism for the local authority to meet its statutory duties referenced in the Childcare Act 2006, and Working Together 2015. They are an integral part of how the Local Authority carries out the duties set out in the Acts above to improve the well-being of young children and reduce inequalities between them.

The Current service is principally a universal service for families with children aged four and under through the life of this contract the service will move to providing predominantly targeted Early Help support for families with children aged 8 years and under.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85323000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK43
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Commissioners are seeking to put in place a contract to deliver the Children's Centre services to meet the needs of targeted families across the administrative area of Devon County Council. The service will be aligned to the four Children and Families Partnership's areas of:

- Exeter;

- Mid and East Devon;

- South Devon;

- Northern Devon.

Children's Centre Services are the key delivery mechanism for the local authority to meet its statutory duties referenced in the Childcare Act 2006, and Working Together 2015. They are an integral part of how the Local Authority carries out the duties set out in the Acts above to improve the well-being of young children and reduce inequalities between them.

The Current service is principally a universal service for families with children aged four and under through the life of this contract the service will move to providing predominantly targeted Early Help support for families with children aged 8 years and under.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 29 535 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/03/2023
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
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
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)Description
IV.1.1)Form of 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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 090-177031
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 21/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Bidders are invited to a launch event for this opportunity to familiarise bidders with the tender documentation and process on the 7.7.2017 in Exeter Devon. Interested bidders should email this email address must only be used to arrange attendance at this event.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/06/2017