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WCC - Community Support Services for People with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism with High Support Needs.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Warwickshire County Council
Strategic Procurement Unit, PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Square
For the attention of: John Hopper, Category Manager
CV34 4RH Warwick
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1926412341
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

Electronic access to information: http://csw-jets.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://csw-jets.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

NHS Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group
Christchurch House, Greyfriars Lane
CV1 2GQ Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM

NHS South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Westgate House, Market Street, Warwickshire
CV34 4DE Warwick
UNITED KINGDOM

NHS North Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Lewes House, Warwickshire
CV10 7DJ Nuneaton
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
WCC - Community Support Services for People with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism with High Support Needs.
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: The County Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council.

NUTS code UKG13

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)
Directorate/Service responsible - People Group.
Warwickshire County Council is seeking tenders to run its Community Support Services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism with high support needs, aged 18 years and over, from dedicated building bases.
The service is to focus on providing a stimulating environment; a range of opportunities and activities within the building and local community; effective communication and interaction with customers and developing skills and independence.
The service is to adhere to the following service principles:
- The delivery of personalised support;
- The delivery of outcomes;
- Focus on promoting independence;
- Focus on community inclusion;
- Focus on education, learning and work;
- Promoting equality and diversity;
- Promoting health and well-being;
- Working in partnership;
- Safeguarding individuals from abuse;
- Providing value for money.
The service is currently operated by WCC and run from 4 buildings:
1. Brookbank Centre, Alcester Road, Stratford- Upon-Avon, CV37 9DD;
2. Fordsfield Centre, Bury Road, Leamington Spa, CV31 3HW;
3. Ramsden Centre, School Walk (off Highfield Road), Attleborough, Nuneaton CV11 4PQ;
4. Sesame Centre - Fawsley House, 25 Hillmorton Road, Rugby, CV22 5AB.
The tender comprises of 3 Lots:
Lot 1 - South (Brookbank Centre and Fordsfield Centre);
Lot 2 - North (Ramsden Centre);
Lot 3 - Rugby (Sesame Centre).
The Authority is seeking to commission services on its own behalf and on behalf of the 3 CCG's in Warwickshire, these being:
- NHS Warwickshire North CCG;
- NHS Coventry and Rugby CCG;
- NHS South Warwickshire CCG.
The Authority will be acting as lead commissioner.
The first and second year of the contracts will be paid on a block basis (with the potential for additional spot purchases) and providers are required to work with us through the second year to make the service more efficient and move this to a more personalised method of funding, which we expect to be implemented by the end of the second year at latest.
The Authority will be making buildings available for the delivery of this service.
The Authority considers it likely that TUPE will apply to the employees that currently provide these services.
The Authority has considered the issue of sharing the risk of pension liabilities that may arise from such a transfer and the tender documents set out the risk sharing proposals.
The contract review date will be 30.11.2019.
Estimated contract value (of all 3 Lots) over the extended contract period is 14 395 500 GBP.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The proposed contract start date is 1.9.2015.
The proposed contract end date is 31.8.2020 (unless extended).
The initial contract term will be 5 years with the option to extend the contracts by further periods not exceeding 24 months at the discretion of the Authority based on the contract performance of the successful applicant(s).
The contract review date will be 30.11.2019.
The tender comprises of 3 Lots:
Lot 1 - South (Brookbank Centre and Fordsfield Centre);
Lot 2 - North (Ramsden Centre);
Lot 3 - Rugby (Sesame Centre).
Estimated contract value (of all 3 Lots) over the extended contract period is 14 395 500 GBP.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The initial contract term will be 5 years with the option to extend the contracts by further periods not exceeding 24 months at the discretion of the Authority based on the contract performance of the successful applicant(s).
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 - South (Brookbank Centre and Fordsfield Centre)
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000

3)Quantity or scope
The first and second year of the contracts will be paid on a block basis (with the potential for additional spot purchases) and we expect providers to work with us through the second year to make the service more efficient and move this to a more personalised method of funding, which we expect to be implemented by the end of the second year at latest.
The initial contract term will be 5 years with the option to extend the contracts by further periods not exceeding 24 months at the discretion of the Authority based on the contract performance of the successful applicant(s).
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 - North (Ramsden Centre)
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000

3)Quantity or scope
The first and second year of the contracts will be paid on a block basis (with the potential for additional spot purchases) and we expect providers to work with us through the second year to make the service more efficient and move this to a more personalised method of funding, which we expect to be implemented by the end of the second year at latest.
The initial contract term will be 5 years with the option to extend the contracts by further periods not exceeding 24 months at the discretion of the Authority based on the contract performance of the successful applicant(s).
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot 3 - Rugby (Sesame Centre)
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000

3)Quantity or scope
The first and second year of the contracts will be paid on a block basis (with the potential for additional spot purchases) and we expect providers to work with us through the second year to make the service more efficient and move this to a more personalised method of funding, which we expect to be implemented by the end of the second year at latest.
The initial contract term will be 5 years with the option to extend the contracts by further periods not exceeding 24 months at the discretion of the Authority based on the contract performance of the successful applicant(s).
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:
As detailed in the tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As detailed in the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As detailed in the tender documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the tender documentation.
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: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.
The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the Tenderers most recent 3 years accounts (or if 3 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the Tenderers most recent 3 years accounts (or if 3 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
Project Reference number: 00002024
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
23.3.2015 - 15:00
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
in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23.3.2015 - 15:30

Place:

Warwickshire County Council, Shire Hall, Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4RH.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers of Warwickshire County Council and/or their appointed agents.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 60 months from contract commencement unless the available option periods are taken.
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

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is www.csw-jets.co.uk

Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free.

All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSW-JETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please e-mail us at

Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project in order to download tender documents and be able to correspond with us about this procurement.
This is a voluntary notice in respect of a Part ‘B’ service.
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:
10.2.2015