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1. Title: GB-Telford: Delivery of 24 Hour Residential Care Service at Jigsaw Site, Telford.
2. Awarding Authority:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT, United Kingdom
Tel. 01952 381154, Email:
Contact: Julie Samuels, Attn: Julie Samuels
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Health and social services.

4. Description: Welfare services for children and young people. Telford & Wrekin Council are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified provider of 24 Hour Residential Care for children and young people aged 11 - 18 years.
5. CPV Codes:
85311300 - Welfare services for children and young people.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKG21 - Telford and Wrekin

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Telford and Wrekin,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category F: 1M to 5M
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 15/02/2013 12:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT, United Kingdom
Tel. 01952 381154, Email:
Contact: Julie Samuels, Attn: Julie Samuels

12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.The Service
The intended service provision is to offer provision for up to 8 beds across two houses, comprising of 2 block purchased beds and up to 6 spot purchased beds for children and young people . The contract will run from 1st August, 2013 to 31st July, 2016 with an option to extend for up to two years.. The successful provider will be expected to provide:

¿ A homely environment for Children in Care
¿ Positive Outcomes the Children in Care
¿ Care for up to 8 children and young people aged 11 to 18 years

Premises and Maintenance arrangements
The Houses available for delivery of this service are part of the Council¿s estate developed as a PFI project. Care homes have operated on the site for a number of years and are situated in the North of the Borough. Each Property is well specified and comprises of 5 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, living areas and office space. Four beds for the use of children/young people and one bedroom for sleep in staff.

The maintenance of the properties and the site is undertaken by an external Provider who holds a contract with the Council

Collaboration during Transition
The exiting provider has indicated their willingness to work alongside the Council, and staff to ensure continuity of service provision. Any incoming provider would likewise be expected to work with the Council to ensure a seamless handover which does not adversely affect service provision.

Providers who are interested will be required to submit their tender and will be subject to the Council¿s assessment and evaluation process. The award criteria used for assessing tenders are detailed in the Invitation to Tender Pack.

The Council is seeking to conclude a new contract with a possible implementation period, with the service provision to commence from 1st August 2013. Expressions of interest must be made in writing (e-mail is acceptable) no later than 12 noon on 15th Feb

Invite to tender packs will be uploaded on Delta e-procurement portal on or soon after the 18th February 2013
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

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Period of Work Start date: 01/08/2013
Period of Work End date: 31/07/2016

Award Criteria: Most economically advantageous tender as specified by the weightings below

Weighting Priority Award Criteria Details

Funding: N/A
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no

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