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Community based service lot A and refuge and floating support service lot B.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Trafford Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, 1st Floor, Trafford Town Hall
For the attention of: Miss Heather Stanton
M32 0TH Stretford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619121287
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.the-chest.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Community based service lot A and refuge and floating support service lot B.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the Borough of Trafford.

NUTS code UKD

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Community Based Service (LOT A)
Trafford Council would like to commission a suitably
experienced organisation to deliver a community based domestic abuse service providing support from three Independent Domestic Violence Advisers (IDVA) and an advice line. It is required that one of the IDVA positions will primarily focus to support the BME community. In addition to this, the Community Based Service will also include an IRIS advocate as well as a Support Worker who will engage with low, medium and low risk individuals
Each victim referred to the MARAC will be allocated an Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA). The IDVA is a trained specialist whose goal is the safety of domestic abuse victims, focusing on victims of all risk levels. The IDVA will attempt to make contact with the referrer and the victim following receipt of a MARAC referral. The IDVA's job is to be a bridge between victims and the MARAC meeting. The IDVA will try and meet the victim beforehand, or at least talk to them on the phone, and explain how the meeting works, what it can do, and what the options are.
Refuge and Floating Support Service (LOT 2)
The service will provide support to a minimum of 20 service users and their families at any one time. (Refuge 9 units, Floating Support 11 units)
The core refuge will be a female only service accommodating male children up to the age 15 as part of a family unit. The floating support and dispersed refuge units will be available to both male and female service users.
The service will work in partnership with other agencies to avoid duplication of services and to ensure the delivery of holistic support to service user.
The service will have the capacity to support the person to:
- Access information regarding housing options.
- Find appropriate long term accommodation.
- Access equipment/adaptations.
- Resolve tenancy and tenure issues.
- Access advice on maintaining the property.
- Link in to community facilities.
- Access homelessness prevention.
- Signposting of non-housing related support to other partners i.e. Drug and alcohol treatment services, Health, Probation, Social Care.
- Enhance their independence, self-esteem, safety within the home and local community.
- Enable the person to become more confident to manage the continuing responsibilities/challenges of maintaining their home.
- Access social and leisure activities, which will further enhance social inclusion and sustainable communities.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98341000, 85000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Community based service
1)Short description
As per the specification.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98341000, 85000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Refuge and floating support service
1)Short description
As per the specification.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98341000, 85000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgement which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
T410
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
5.1.2015 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Contract duration is 3 years with an option to extend for a further 12 months dependent on funding and performance. Estimated annual value is GBP 155 000 for LOT A (Community Based Service) and GBP 60 000 for LOT B (Refuge and Floating Support Service). Expected start date of 1.4.2015 dependent on TUPE.

Organisations are required to register with the Chest at www.the-chest.org.uk where the documents are available to download. Tenders must then be uploaded back onto the Chest website by 12:00 hrs (noon) on the 5.1.2015.

This tender opportunity is advertised via OJEU to ensure the opportunity is widely publicised.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19.11.2014