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Essex County Council (‘the Council’) is currently developing its service specification for a forthcoming procurement of 24/7 on site support for up to 8 young persons aged between 18 and 25, with low to medium learning difficulties/disabilities ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

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
Telephone: +33 3330322307
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKH3

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/

Address of the buyer profile: www.essex.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from 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:

Soft Market Test: Supported living with a transitional element of educational support within Chelmsford, Essex.

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

Essex County Council (‘the Council’) is currently developing its service specification for a forthcoming procurement of 24/7 on site support for up to 8 young persons aged between 18 and 25, with low to medium learning difficulties/disabilities and/or mental health needs at a site in central Chelmsford.

This is an innovative project which will incorporate multi-disciplinary working across the Housing, Social Care, Education/Employment and Health sectors. It is envisaged that this onsite service will be provide support, guidance and facilitation for up to 8 young people to live their life in their own accommodation.

As part of the Council's pre-market engagement for this project, a soft market test exercise has been developed which seeks to establish the potential level of interest from organisations to deliver this service, and to invite feedback on any innovations which could be incorporated into the final specification.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 622 055.00 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)
80000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Essex County Council (‘the Council’) is currently developing its service specification for a forthcoming procurement of 24/7 on site support for up to 8 young persons aged between 18 and 25, with low to medium learning difficulties/disabilities and/or mental health needs at a site in central Chelmsford.

The Council is seeking a provider that will be able to work with colleagues from across several services to facilitate outcome achievement in relation to the following ‘Preparing for Adulthood’ pathways:

- Employment,

- Independent Living,

- Community Inclusion,

- Health.

It is envisaged that this onsite service will be provide support, guidance and facilitation for up to 8 young people to live their life in their own accommodation. The successful provider will be progressive, able to support the young people to live ordinary lives, reducing their dependency on Council services by building their independence.

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that all the questionnaire responses will be treated as commercial in confidence and will not be taken into consideration during the evaluation of any subsequent tender submissions for this service.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
05/01/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

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./Y6UJ2G6G65

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/Y6UJ2G6G65

GO Reference: GO-2017810-PRO-10812578.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/08/2017