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The sensory service provides for adults and children & young people. The CYP service must be available to young people under 18 years or under 25 years with Special Educational Needs statement, living in Buckinghamshire with a sensory loss, visual, ...

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Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Buckinghamshire County Council
2) NCO, Walton Street
Aylesbury
HP20 1UA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Helen Bold
Telephone: +44 1296383660
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ13

Internet address(es):

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

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

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities/Index?p=edea52dc-7be0-e511-810e-000c29c9ba21&v=2
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.supplybucksbusiness.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:

The Provision of an Integrated Sensory Service in Buckinghamshire.

Reference number: DN288524
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85323000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The sensory service provides for adults and children & young people. The CYP service must be available to young people under 18 years or under 25 years with Special Educational Needs statement, living in Buckinghamshire with a sensory loss, visual, hearing or dual diagnosis.

The service must meet the statutory requirements placed on local authorities to provide:

Specialist Assessment & support planning.

Equipment assessment & provision.

Registration of sensory loss.

Information & advice.

Enablement Services to individuals with Hearing, Visual & Dual sensory Disabilities and Parents & carers who have a sensory disability.

The following legislation applies:

-Care Act 2014,

-Children's Act 2004.

The successful provider must understand the principle legislation and statutory requirements relating to the provision of these services. The provider must keep up to date on related judgements and consultations and their implications and applications to the service.

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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ13
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The sensory service provides for adults and children & young people. The CYP service must be available to young people under 18 years or under 25 years with Special Educational Needs statement, living in Buckinghamshire with a sensory loss, visual, hearing or dual diagnosis.

The service must meet the statutory requirements placed on local authorities to provide:

Specialist Assessment & support planning.

Equipment assessment & provision.

Registration of sensory loss.

Information & advice.

Enablement Services to individuals with Hearing, Visual & Dual sensory Disabilities and Parents & carers who have a sensory disability.

The following legislation applies:

-Care Act 2014,

-Children's Act 2004.

The successful provider must understand the principle legislation and statutory requirements relating to the provision of these services. The provider must keep up to date on related judgements and consultations and their implications and applications to the service.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 06/12/2017
End: 05/12/2020
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information

The contract has an option to extend of 24 months.

The procurement documents will be available on the following portal pages from the afternoon of Monday 7.8.2017:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities/Index?p=edea52dc-7be0-e511-810e-000c29c9ba21&v=2

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
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:

Interested organisations must pass the standard selection questionnaire before their tender submission is evaluated.

Tenders will be evaluated against quality (70 %) and price (30 %). The breakdown of these criteria is set out in the procurement documents.

Presentations to a stakeholder panel will also form part of the award process.

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: 07/09/2017
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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 standstill period at the point when information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, and provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for the 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).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/08/2017