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Procurement of a Carers Support Service in Essex, offering flexibility and innovation to meet the expected increase in demand. The new service will deliver the following: - A single point of contact to ensure that carers have equal ...

Social and other specific services - public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Simon Evans
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKH3

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.essex.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Health-and-social-work-services./5485J882XA
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

0528 Supporting Unpaid Carers.

Reference number: 0528
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Procurement of a Carers Support Service in Essex, offering flexibility and innovation to meet the expected increase in demand. The new service will deliver the following:

- A single point of contact to ensure that carers have equal access to information, advice, and support across the county.

- Help for carers to build on their own networks of support and promote the development of peer support groups and networks.

- Promote the needs of carers across organisations, communities and employers and supporting the development of carer friendly communities.

- Support for carers to plan for the future, and to develop contingency plans.

- Support carers to navigate the health, social care and welfare benefits systems.

- A programme to identify carers early, particularly in GP and hospital settings.

- Provision of expert advice and support on the range of respite and short break services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 500 000.00 GBP
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)
85000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with directive 2014/24/EU Article 74 Health, Social and related services. Which will be undertaken as a single stage procurement for to find a provider to deliver to deliver the Support to Unpaid Carers, this can be a single provider or consortium of provider.

The financial envelop for this service is set, therefore the evaluation will be 100 % technical questions response.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 60
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

The Commissioners reserves the right to amend timescales and evaluation criteria if there are genuine omissions or mistakes and also reserves the right to cancel the procurement exercise and/or not to award all or part of a contract. The Commissioners will not be responsible for any costs incurred by Providers in relation to this procurement exercise.

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 selection criteria is based on technical questions only.

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
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

The financial envelop for this service is set, therefore the evaluation will be 100 % technical questions response.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 050-091918
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 06/10/2017
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
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Health-and-social-work-services./5485J882XA

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/5485J882XA

GO Reference: GO-201783-PRO-10758389.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
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:
03/08/2017