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Leicester City Council (the Authority) invites Tenders for the provision of Direct Payments Support Service. The Authority wishes to establish Framework Agreements, with up to 2 organisations for the provision of Direct Payments ...

Social and other specific services - public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Leicester City Council
City Hall, 115 Charles Street
Leicester
LE1 1FZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Yatish Shah, Service Manager Procurement
Telephone: +44 1164542348
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF21

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.leicester.gov.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/Advert?advertId=93f05c6d-3683-e711-80e4-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=93f05c6d-3683-e711-80e4-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True
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:

ASC0223 - Direct Payments Support Service.

Reference number: DN293524
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Leicester City Council (the Authority) invites Tenders for the provision of Direct Payments Support Service.

The Authority wishes to establish Framework Agreements, with up to 2 organisations for the provision of Direct Payments Support Services.

The requirement is that for each organisation that is awarded the Framework Agreement it must then provide all of the following Services in respect of the Direct Payments Support Service:

Initial Support and Set Up;

Recruitment and Selection Support;

Payroll Services and Employment Advice;

Managed Accounts.

This will be for service users assessed as being eligible for Adult Social Care and Children's services that choose to take all or part of their Personal Budget as a Direct Payment.

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)
98000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF21
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In addition to the II.1.4) Short description above, note the following:

Throughout the duration of the Framework, the Authority may review the Framework and may open the Framework at its own discretion when a service need arises. A service need includes (but is not limited to) the issues described in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

The proposed Framework Agreement will be for a period of 4 years to commence on 1.4.2018.

The procurement process is being undertaken as a one stage open process in accordance with the Regime for the award of Social and other specific services as defined in Regulation 74 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
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 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:

As contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

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: 25/09/2017
Local time: 14:00
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
The High Court of Justice of England
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476336
Fax: +44 2079476807

Internet address:http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.u

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
Leicester City Council
City Hall, 115 Charles Street
Leicester
LE1 1FZ
United Kingdom
E-mail:

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/08/2017