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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Grays: Psychological, Psychiatric, Independent Social Work and Parenting Assessments
Document Ref:
55799-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Thurrock Council
Date Published:
05 February 2019
Deadline Date:
02 April 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

The Council’s requirement under this contract is for a provider of high quality competent, comprehensive expert assessments that are grounded in evidence and research to:— inform whether or not, children should remain in their home,— generate improvement in the provision of appropriate therapeutic support to families including adoptive families eligible for adoption support funding. Further information could be found in the Specification (Appendix 2).

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Thurrock Council

Civic Offices, New Road

Grays

UK

E-mail: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk

NUTS: UKH32

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.thurrock.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/ProjectManage/210

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/ProjectManage/210


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/ProjectManage/210


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent 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:

https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/ProjectManage/210


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Psychological, Psychiatric, Independent Social Work and Parenting Assessments

Reference number: PS/2018/011

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85121270

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Council’s requirement under this contract is for a provider of high quality competent, comprehensive expert assessments that are grounded in evidence and research to:

— inform whether or not, children should remain in their home,

— generate improvement in the provision of appropriate therapeutic support to families including adoptive families eligible for adoption support funding. Further information could be found in the Specification (Appendix 2).

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 340 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85121270

98000000

85000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKH32

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The procurement of a framework of specialist providers of external: psychological, psychiatric, independent social work, parenting and PAMS, domestic violence and substance misuse assessments for Parents/Carers of children and young people with open social care status. Further information can be found in the tender documents, which are available on the in-tend portal.

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: 340 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/09/2019

End: 31/08/2022

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The contract will be re-tendered either in 3 or 4 years, depending on whether the extension option is taken up.

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: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: 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

II.2.14) Additional information

Please note the contract is for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 1 year. The contract value provided is the total value over the full 4 years.

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:

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/04/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/04/2019

Local time: 12:00

Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Either in 3 or 4 years, depending on whether the extension option is taken up.

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the Contracting Authority must consider:

(a) how what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions; and

(b) how, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement. Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being. These priorities are described in the invitation to tender and are reflected in environmental and social characteristics in the evaluation criteria for the award of the contract. The Council is operating this procurement under the light touch regime for social and other specific services, as set out in the PCR 2015, at Section 7 (Regulations 74 to 77) and Schedule 3.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Thurrock Council

Grays

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

01/02/2019

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