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Devon County Council is tendering for an Adult Carers Service and a Young Carers Service to support the delivery of the requirements of the Care Act, focusing on promoting the independence and resilience of people caring for someone in Devon. ...

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 Ben Jones
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.1)Name and addresses
NHS Northern, Eastern and Western, (NEW) Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
Newcourt House,Newcourt Drive, Old Rydon Lane
Exeter
EX2 7JQ
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKK41

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.newdevonccg.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group
Pomona House, Oak View
Torquay
TQ2 7FF
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKK42

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.southdevonandtorbayccg.nhs.uk/Pages/default.aspx

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

CP1426-17 Joint Carers Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Devon County Council is tendering for an Adult Carers Service and a Young Carers Service to support the delivery of the requirements of the Care Act, focusing on promoting the independence and resilience of people caring for someone in Devon.

The Delivery of the Carers Services will be across the Administrative Boundary of Devon County Council.

This Contract is split into 2 Lots.

Lot 1 Caring Well in Devon (Adult Carers).

Lot 2 Young Carers.

The Service Specifications focuses on the following:

1) Main support services for unpaid adult carers.

2) Main support services for Young Carers.

3) Some services for parent carers.

We are seeking to commission a Service Provider or collaboration of Service Providers for each Lot who will work in partnership with the Commissioners and others to work towards achieving our ambitions.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 - Caring Well In Devon (Adult Carers)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK43
Main site or place of performance:

Across the Administrative Boundary of Devon County Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Commissioner have a shared vision for Carers. Carers will be:

i. universally recognised and valued as being fundamental to strong families and stable communities;

ii. respected as expert partners in care;

iii. supported to maintain their own health and wellbeing and to achieve a balance between their caring responsibilities and a life outside caring, while enabling the person they support to be a full and equal citizen;

iv. In everything we do we will take Carers into account.

To achieve this Vision, this service will:

i. Promote community and family support for Carers;

ii. Model respectful working with Carers;

iii. Promote the attitudes and skills that will enable Carers to request and take up relationships as expert partners in care;

iv. Promote Carer health and wellbeing;

v. Enable Carers to support and maximise the choices and independence;

vi. Be Carer-focused and Carer-led.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 15 341 550.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 01/05/2018
End: 30/04/2025
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 Lot 1 contract value range is between 13 658 102.54 GBP to 15 341 550 GBP. The details of this can be found within section 1.2 of the Invitation to Tender Document.

The Partner Organisations detailed within this Notice are for Lot 1 only.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 - Young Carers

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK43
Main site or place of performance:

Across the Administrative Boundary of Devon County Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overarching outcomes for the Service are to:-

i. Protect Young Carers from inappropriate caring, enable them to have their voices heard, reach their full potential and have the same opportunities as their peers. Taking a whole family view of how Young Carers can be prevented from taking on caring responsibilities and supported to achieve the same level of wellbeing, education and development as their peers.

ii. Improve the quality of life of all Young Carers regardless of their age, gender, ethnicity and background, for example by enabling them to attend school and engage in activities.

iii. Increase the number of Young Carers supported, including those who are hard to reach and/or isolated and identified as hidden.

This a chance to make a real difference through focusing on targeted early help support and increasing peer support and buddying.

The successful provider(s) will become (a) key strategic partner(s) who will help shape the future of carers services.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 575 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 01/05/2018
End: 30/04/2025
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 Partner Organisations detailed within this Notice are for Lot 1 only.

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
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 27/09/2017
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:

Bidders are invited to a launch event for this opportunity to familiarise bidders with the tender documentation and process on the 24.8.2017 in Exeter Devon. Interested bidders should email carers strategy - mailbox 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:
14/08/2017