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UK-Telford: Social work services with accommodation.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383998, Fax. +44 01952383998, Email: carol.york@telford.gov.uk, URL: www.telford.gov.uk, URL: www.telford.gov.uk
Contact: Contracts and Commissioning, Attn: Carol York - Please access documents via Delta access code: 784N25JBN5

Further information can be obtained at: As Above
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above

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: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SERVICES
II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Accommodation and Support
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES
Service Category: 25

Region Codes: UKG21 - Telford and Wrekin
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:The notice involves a public contract

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Social work services with accommodation. This opportunity is being procured under PCR 2015 Regulation 74 'Light Touch Regime' using an open tender procedure.

In a Short Term Supported Accommodation service a service user will receive:

-Accommodation (funded by the Service User or through Housing Benefit/Public funds for under 18 year olds) provided by a Landlord who may or may not be the Support Provider.

-Intensive Housing Management (funded by Service User or through Housing Benefit/ Public funds for under 18 year olds) provided by the Landlord who may or may not be the Support Provider

-Support (funded by the Service User or through this Short Term Supported Accommodation contract/ Public funds for under 18 year olds)

All of the above are delivered by the Landlord of the Accommodation and/or Support Provider, with the aim of supporting the service user to establish independence and move on from the Short Term Supported Accommodation Service.

This contract is for the availability of the Accommodation and the delivery and funding of the Support Service that people receive in Short Term Supported Accommodation.

The service is for a high quality personally tailored Short Term Supported Accommodation service to be delivered to those Service Users most in need across Telford and Wrekin who have an accommodation and support need.

Support is of a preventative nature with the aim of helping Service Users to establish independence, move on to general needs accommodation and lead fulfilling and independent lives.

The Contract will cover the entire geographical area of Telford & Wrekin.

The Contract will cover all client groups with the aim of delivering tailored services to meet individual need.

Information illustrating the existing provision of these services is included in the tender documentation as Appendix 6 Current Service Provision

This contract will be to secure provision of the maximum possible number of hours for a cost envelope of £440k or less.

Bidders will be evaluated on:

-The quality of the proposal;

-The capacity they can offer in terms of matching as closely as possible the number of units of appropriate quality accommodation available;

-Delilvering the maximum possible number of Service User support hours that will be delivered across the units of accommodation;

-Providing the required geographical spread of Service;

-Being able to meet the needs of a variety of Service Users

The appointed Bidder will be required to use the accommodation and support flexibly in order to best meet the individual accommodation and support needs of the Service Users.

The Council will accept bids from a Lead Provider who may hold sub-contracts with other Providers in order to deliver the specified service.

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85311000 - Social work services with accommodation.


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: No
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:
3 years plus 1 plus 1. If options are taken then this is a 5 year contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range between: 3,500,000 and 6,500,000
Currency: GBP


II.2.2)Options: Yes
If yes, description of these options: plus 1 and plus 1 subject to performance and mutual agreement
If known, Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals:
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

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 described in the ITT documents

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As described in the ITT documents

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As described in the ITT documents

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: Not Provided
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:

As described in the ITT documents
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As described in the ITT documents
Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
As described in the ITT documents

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As described in the ITT documents
Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
As described in the ITT documents
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
III.3)Conditions Specific To Service Contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession:
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: Not Provided
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: Not Provided
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
The criteria stated below
Criteria - Weighting
Stage 1 Written Submission; - 100
Transition and Implementation - 20
Quality and Service Delivery - 40
Whole life Cost - 40
Stage 2 for the top 3 scoring shortlisted participants - 100
Presentation - 50
Site Visits - 50
Summary Criteria; - 100
Written Submission - 50
Presentation and Site Visits - 50

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: TWC STSA 2015
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:

Date: 02/06/2015
Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12:00
Payable documents: No

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 03/06/2015
Time: 12:00
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
Until: 2015-10-01 00:00:00.0

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 03/06/2015
Time: 12:00
Place:
Democratic Services, Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4NT
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: Yes
Democratic Service Officers


Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months
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: This opportunity is being procured under PCR 2015 Regulation 74 'Light Touch Regime' using an open tender procedure.

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.

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to access, correspond and respond to this opportunity.
If you experience any difficulties at any time during the tender process please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 784N25JBN5 . Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

Communication will only be accepted via `email the buyer¿ through the tender box. . Written replies will be provided to all enquiries and any points of clarification or information will be circulated to prospective tenderers via the delta email system.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is Wednesday 03.06.15 at 12noon. Your ITT must be completed and submitted electronically by using the tender box through www.delta-esourcing.com

Please ensure that you allow yourself at least 2 hours when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all documents in an application like WinZip.

If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Telford:-Social-work-services-with-accommodation./784N25JBN5

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/784N25JBN5
GO-2015429-PRO-6560078 TKR-2015429-PRO-6560077

VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383200, URL: www.telford.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Borough of Telford & Wrekin, Civic Offices, Addenbrooke House, Telford, TF3 4NT, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383244

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 29/04/2015

ANNEX A


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