II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The service will provide breaks to carers countywide and for all adult client groups. Up to 18 hours of free breaks will be provided per carer while arranging a statutory carer assessment. The service replaces a generic breaks service and a service for people with mental health issues and young onset dementia. The estimated total value of the contract is stated in II.1.5) of this notice and is for the initial term inclusive of the approximate value for extension(s). For the avoidance of doubt, the estimated annual value of the contract will be approximately 839 200 GBP. The contract will be awarded for an initial term of two (2) years, with the option to extend the contract up to three (3) further years. Please note that the contract requirements will be subject to available financial resources, supplier performance and flexibility to meet changing demands. Organisations should be aware that due to the nature of the services provided, any contract formed as a result of this procurement process shall be executed as a deed. Organisations should seek independent legal advice on the implications of this prior to submitting their bid, where appropriate.
Please note: The TUPE staffing information for this procurement has been provided along with other documentation for this procurement. TUPE related information must be treated as protected data in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 and must be kept confidential. By clicking on the view details button and accessing the documentation for this procurement, tenderers agree:
(a) to undertake to treat the information as confidential and commercially sensitive at all times and take all reasonable steps to prevent any inadvertent disclosure to any third party;
(b) that under no circumstances will any of the information be disclosed by your organisation or your personnel to any third party without the Council’s prior consent in writing;
(c) that the information supplied will be stored securely and destroyed or returned to the Council, after your organisation’s bid has been submitted or you decide not to proceed with a tender submission;
(d) that you will indemnify the Council for any losses, arising from your breach or breach by any of your personnel of these confidentiality requirements specified above and data protection requirements in relation to TUPE staffing information;
(e) the requirements above apply whether the supplier uploads a tender response to this procurement or not.
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: 4 196 000.00 GBP
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:
This contract will be reviewed at the end of the contract period.
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted:
II.2.11) Information about options
Description of options:
Option for extension for a further 3 years, on a year by year basis.
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:
II.2.14) Additional information