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UK-Telford: Social services.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Telford & Wrekin Council
Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT, United Kingdom
URL: www.telford.gov.uk
Attn: Manny Jhawar-Gill

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: Yes

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

Region Codes: UKG - WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system: The notice involves the setting up of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement:
Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement:
Duration in year(s): 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement:

Range between: 1 and 10,536,000
Currency: GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Social services. Social work and related services. Social work services. Social work services without accommodation. Counselling services. To provide non-accommodation services (therapy, psychological assessment, parenting assessment, contact, family group conferencing and mediation) to children young people and families.The following West Midlands Local Authorities are also named on the Contract: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Herefordshire Council, Walsall Council and Warwickshire County Council

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85320000 - Social services.

85300000 - Social work and related services.

85310000 - Social work services.

85312000 - Social work services without accommodation.

85312320 - Counselling services.


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
If yes, tenders should be submitted for: One or more lots

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:
Not Provided

II.2.2)Options: Not Provided
II.2.3)Information about renewals:
This contract is subject to renewal: Not Provided
II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Not Provided
Information About Lots

Lot No: 1
Title: Therapy

1)Short Description:
Therapy interventions are used for children and young people to focus on cognitions, behaviours, unconscious relationship patterns and on self-development in the 'here and now'.

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85320000 - Social services.
85300000 - Social work and related services.
85310000 - Social work services.
85312000 - Social work services without accommodation.
85312320 - Counselling services.

3)Quantity Or Scope: Not Provided

If known, estimated cost of works excluding VAT: 1,488,000
Currency: GBP

4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
Providers can bid for one or more Lots
Lot No: 2
Title: Psychological Assessment

1)Short Description:
The type of Psychological Assessment required to be undertaken by the Provider will depend on whether it is Court directed or whether the Council is directing the work. In either direction a clear outline of the work required will be listed in the ISA (Individual Support Plan).

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85320000 - Social services.
85300000 - Social work and related services.
85310000 - Social work services.
85311000 - Social work services with accommodation.
85312320 - Counselling services.

3)Quantity Or Scope: Not Provided

If known, estimated cost of works excluding VAT: 1,272,000
Currency: GBP

4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
Providers can bid for one or more Lots.
Lot No: 3
Title: Parenting Assessment

1)Short Description:
The purpose of this service is to provide parent assessments at a range of venues as directed by the Council, within specific timescales to clearly outline whether a parent can or has the capacity to look after their child/children within a mandatory timeframe..

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85320000 - Social services.
85300000 - Social work and related services.
85310000 - Social work services.
85311000 - Social work services with accommodation.
85312320 - Counselling services.

3)Quantity Or Scope: Not Provided

If known, estimated cost of works excluding VAT: 4,992,000
Currency: GBP

4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
Providers can bid for one or more Lots.
Lot No: 4
Title: Mediation

1)Short Description:
The purpose of this service is to support Parents to resolve differences and therefore better able to work together to support the child/young person.

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85320000 - Social services.
85300000 - Social work and related services.
85310000 - Social work services.
85311000 - Social work services with accommodation.
85312320 - Counselling services.

3)Quantity Or Scope: Not Provided

If known, estimated cost of works excluding VAT: 288,000
Currency: GBP

4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
Providers can bid for one or more Lots.
Lot No: 5
Title: Family Group Conferencing

1)Short Description:
To arrange and facilitate (through a Family Group Conferencing recognised model) a meeting of family group members to empower them to discuss and resolve a particular issue affecting a child(ren) and or young person(s) in their family.

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85320000 - Social services.
85300000 - Social work and related services.
85310000 - Social work services.
85311000 - Social work services with accommodation.
85312320 - Counselling services.

3)Quantity Or Scope: Not Provided

If known, estimated cost of works excluding VAT: 288,000
Currency: GBP

4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
Providers can bid for one or more Lots.
Lot No: 6
Title: Contact

1)Short Description:
The main purpose of this service is to ensure that children and young people can have contact with people they are living apart from as directed by Court or the Council.

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85320000 - Social services.
85300000 - Social work and related services.
85310000 - Social work services.
85311000 - Social work services with accommodation.
85312320 - Counselling services.

3)Quantity Or Scope: Not Provided

If known, estimated cost of works excluding VAT: 2,208,000
Currency: GBP

4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
Providers can bid for one or more Lots.
Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not Provided

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Not Provided

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Not Provided

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:
Not Provided
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:
Not Provided

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required
Not Provided
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 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: Not Provided
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: Yes
Prior information notice
Notice number in OJEU: 2014/S 57 - 95180 of 17/03/2014

Other previous publications: No

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



Payable documents: No

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/10/2014
Time: 14:00
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 Not Provided
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: No


Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: Not Provided
VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Not Provided
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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.The following West Midlands Local Authorities are also named on the Contract: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council , Herefordshire Council, Walsall Council and Warwickshire County Council.The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com and 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. Please keep your username and password secure and do not pass it to any third parties.Suppliers must log in, go to Response Manager and add the Tender Access Code 8H2NSSV2G5 following any instructions provided.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. No other format will be accepted. 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 +44 08452707050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com Please Note: When uploading a document to the Response Box, you should NOT upload from a shared drive or have ANY characters in the file name. If you do either of the above the document may not upload successfully and you will get an error message stating the document has an illegal filename. All correspondence regarding this tender must go through the Delta email system and no other method of correspondence will be answered or acted upon.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Telford:-Social-services./8H2NSSV2G5

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/8H2NSSV2G5
GO-2014910-PRO-5993015 TKR-2014910-PRO-5993014

VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Not Provided

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not Provided

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 10/09/2014

ANNEX A

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
1: Contracting Authority
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Dudley Council House, Priory Rd, Dudley, DY1 1HF, United Kingdom

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
2: Contracting Authority
Herefordshire Council
Brockington, 35 Hafod Rd, Hereford, HR1 1SH, United Kingdom

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
3: Contracting Authority
Walsall Council
The Civic Centre, Darwall Street, Walsall, WS1 1TP, United Kingdom

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
4: Contracting Authority
Warwickshire Councty Council
Shirehall, Warwick, CV34 4RL, United Kingdom


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