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Worcestershire County Council wish to procure a single service providing both children's advocacy and an independent visitor scheme. The children and young people could be in placement in Worcestershire or out of the County and will be up to the age ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Worcestershire County Council
County Hall. Spetchley Road
Worcester
WR5 2NP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Debra Roe
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKG12

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.worcestershire.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:

An Independent Childrens Advice and Representation Service for Looked after Children Children in Need and Child Protection and Independent Visitor Service for Looked after Children and Care Leavers.

Reference number: SYSTEM 00000131
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85312310
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Worcestershire County Council wish to procure a single service providing both children's advocacy and an independent visitor scheme. The children and young people could be in placement in Worcestershire or out of the County and will be up to the age of eighteen years, and care leavers up to 21 years of age or 25 years of age if in full time education (Further or Higher Education). The Service will be accessible to all Worcestershire children and young people who are looked after, children in need, subjects of child protection plans and care leavers.

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: 255 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG12
Main site or place of performance:

Worcestershire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of an Independent Advisory Service for looked after children children in need and child protection cases and an Independent Visitor Service for looked after children and care leavers.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Cost criterion - Name: SPOT Price / Weighting: 5
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 020-033499
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: 11/02/17/131
Lot No: 1
Title:

An independent children's advice and representation service for looked after children Children in Need and Child protection and independent visitor service for looked after children and care leavers

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
24/04/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
National Youth Advocacy Service
Tower House, 1 Tower Road
Birkenhead
CH41 1FF
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 255 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 255 000.00 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
Court of England and Wales
Strand, City of Westminster
Worcester
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Worcestershire County Council
County Hall. Spetchley Road
Worcester
WR5 2NP
United Kingdom
E-mail:

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

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Worcestershire County Council
County Hall. Spetchley Road
Worcester
WR5 2NP
United Kingdom
E-mail:

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/07/2017