United Kingdom-Preston: Health and social work services

Agency: TED
State:
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • Q - Medical Services
Opps ID: NBD00003513312339197
Posted Date: Oct 6, 2017
Due Date: Nov 7, 2017
Solicitation No: 393748-2017
Source: Members Only
06/10/2017 S192 - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure

United Kingdom-Preston: Health and social work services

2017/S 192-393748

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses
Lancashire County Council
County Hall
Preston
PR1 8XJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: James Mynott
E-mail: caphprocurement@lancashire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD4

Internet address(es):

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

I.2) Joint procurement
I.3) Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: http://www3.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=6864&pageid=41880
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www3.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=6864&pageid=41880
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:

Lancashire Fostering Agency Placements Framework.

Reference number: Care & Public Health ? 560
II.1.2) Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3) Type of contract
Services
II.1.4) Short description:

Lancashire County Council (the Authority) is inviting tenders from suitable independent fostering agencies for the provision of fostering placements for children looked after in Lancashire. This framework will consist of 2 Lots ? Standard Placements, and Step Down into Fostering.

Detailed requirements are set out in the tender documents which are available on the Council's Oracle e-tendering portal. Please visit: www.lancashire.gov.uk/business/tenders-and-procurement for details on how to register on the portal, log in, and view the tender opportunity as advertised in the View Tender Opportunities section. The tender/RFQ number is also in this section.

II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 80 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Tenderers who wish to apply for Lot 2 must also apply for Lot 1. If a tenderer is unsuccessful in their Lot 1 application, they will not be accepted onto Lot 2.

II.2) Description
II.2.1) Title:

Standard Placements

Lot No: 1
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD4
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this Framework Agreement is to support the Authority in fulfilling its sufficiency duty in relation to accommodation for looked after children and to improve the overall outcomes for these children. The Agreement will assist the Authority to improve the availability of suitable foster care placements at the right time and right location, delivering the right support, ensuring that Lancashire's Children Looked After:

i. Receive the best care possible to meet their needs;

ii. Are effectively supported to improve their individual outcomes;

iii. Their welfare is promoted and they are effectively safeguarded.

Standard Placements includes the provision of placements for age groups 0-4, 5-10, 11+, and Parent and Child placements.

II.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6) Estimated value
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Authority may extend this framework beyond the initial term by a further period or periods up to a maximum of 48 months in total (maximum duration of the framework is 48 months).

II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11) Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2) Description
II.2.1) Title:

Step Down into Fostering

Lot No: 2
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD4
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

Step Down into Fostering placements will aim to offer targeted interventions with highly skilled and resourced foster carers for a limited time period either to support children to move out of residential care or as an alternative to going into residential care.

II.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6) Estimated value
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Authority may extend the framework beyond the initial term by a further period or periods up to a maximum of 48 months in total (maximum duration of the framework is 48 months).

II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11) Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues
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.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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) Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 175-358469
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/11/2017
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 07/11/2017
Local time: 14:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.3) Additional information:
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Lanacshire County Council
Preston
United Kingdom
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:
04/10/2017
TI Title United Kingdom-Preston: Health and social work services
ND Document number 393748-2017
PD Publication date 06/10/2017
OJ OJ S 192
TW Place PRESTON
AU Authority name Lancashire County Council
OL Original language EN
HD Heading - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure
CY Country UK
AA Type of authority 3 - Regional or local authority
HA EU Institution -
DS Document sent 04/10/2017
DT Deadline 07/11/2017
NC Contract 4 - Services
PR Procedure 1 - Open procedure
TD Document 3 - Contract notice
RP Regulation 5 - European Union, with participation of GPA countries
PC CPV code 85000000 - Health and social work services
OC Original CPV code 85000000 - Health and social work services
RC NUTS code UKD4
IA Internet address (URL) http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/
DI Directive Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU

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