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  • Notice Summary
    United Kingdom-Grays: Psychological, Psychiatric, Independent Social Work and Parenting Assessments
    55799-2019
    Thurrock Council
    05 February 2019
    02 April 2019
    Contract Notice - Open Procedure
  • 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: 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