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UK-Telford: Welfare services for children and young people.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Borough Of Telford & Wrekin
Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, Telford, TF3 4JA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383998, Email: taryn.butler@telford.gov.uk
Contact: Procurement Team (Peoples Services)
Main Address: http://www.telford.gov.uk/, Address of the buyer profile: www.delta-esourcing.com
NUTS Code: UKG21
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Telford:-Welfare-services-for-children-and-young-people./92FWME4X5U
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via www.delta-esourcing.com to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
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: Residential Children's Home Tender
Reference Number: Not provided
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
85311300 - Welfare services for children and young people.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: The Council is seeking to tender for up to a maximum of five block purchase beds within Residential Children┐s Homes across Telford and Wrekin and our neighbouring authorities. The Council intends to award small block contracts to a number of different providers with the option of spot purchasing additional beds when the need arises, giving regard to the availability of beds and matching criteria being met.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 5,200,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
Not Provided
II.2.3) Place of performance:
UKG21 Telford and Wrekin

II.2.4) Description of procurement: This procurement is for social care services which are considered Light Touch Regime services for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as specified in Schedule 3 of the Regulations (┐Regulations┐).

The Council is seeking to tender for up to a maximum of five block purchase beds within Residential Children┐s Homes across Telford and Wrekin and our neighbouring authorities. The Council intends to award small block contracts to a number of different providers with the option of spot purchasing additional beds when the need arises, giving regard to the availability of beds and matching criteria being met.

The successful Bidder shall aim to create sustainable change to reduce long term social and welfare dependency, with the aspiration of equipping Children with the skills to become a self sustainable adult, for example being able to secure employment, maintain their own tenancy agreement and contribute positively to the local community.

The successful Bidder shall work in Partnership with the Child, Stakeholders and the Council to actively encourage and support the Child┐s step down of support from the Provider to enable independence and the Child┐s move on to an alternative care provision, back to the family home, foster placement or to supported accommodation, if appropriate and in the best interests of the Child.

Bidders are asked to submit a price for CATEGORY 1: One (1) bed block, CATEGORY 2: Two (2) bed block, and/ or CATEGORY 3: Three (3) bed block. Bidder┐s can submit a price for one or more categories. A ranked list of qualifying bids will be developed for each category following evaluation of all criteria.

If qualifying bids are received for all three categories, the highest ranked bids for categories 2 and 3 will be offered a block contract. It is the intention of the Council to award up to five block beds, however dependent upon outcomes of bids received in comparison to our budget envelope, the Council may wish to award a sixth (6th) bed and therefore may award to the successful Bidder in category 1, in the event that bids are received for all three categories.

The contract period is three (3) years commencing 1st November 2017 and running to 31st October 2020 (with the option to extend for a further period of up to two (2) years in twelve (12) month periods dependent on mutual agreement and satisfactory performance. The Council will consider purchasing bed(s) in a Service to be opened within the Borough to timescales mutually agreed by the successful Bidder and the Council, the contract commencement and go live date are therefore negotiable in this instance.
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:
Value excluding VAT: 5,200,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Start: 01/11/2017 / End: 31/10/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: No
Description of renewals: Not provided

II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No
Description of options: Not provided
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided


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
List and brief description of conditions:
Not Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Not Provided
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description OPEN
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/08/2017 Time: 13:00

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: Not Provided
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
Date: 16/08/2017
Time: 13:30


Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted No
Electronic payment will be used No
VI.3) Additional 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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Telford:-Welfare-services-for-children-and-young-people./92FWME4X5U

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/92FWME4X5U
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
Borough of Telford & Wrekin
Darby House, Telford, TF3 4JA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383726
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 14/07/2017

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