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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Leeds: Independent Fostering Agency and Supported Lodgings
Document Ref:
518393-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Leeds City Council
Date Published:
31 October 2019
Deadline Date:
27 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

The overall requirement of this contract is that children will be placed with families who have been assessed and approved to provide a secure, warm, safe and supportive environment in which they can develop in all aspects of their lives.

Notice Details

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Leeds City Council

Procurement Unit, St George House, 4th Floor, 40 Great George Street

Leeds

LS1 3DL

UK

Contact person: Gary Bristol

Telephone: +44 1133785902

E-mail: gary.bristol@leeds.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

Sheffield City Council

Town Hall, Pinstone St

Sheffield

S1 2HH

UK

Contact person: liz Roe

E-mail: liz.roe@sheffield.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council

CouncilTown Hall, Wood Street

Wakefield

WF1 2HQ

UK

Contact person: Andrea Weir

E-mail: aweir@wakefield.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Centenary Square

Bradford

BD1 1HY

UK

Contact person: Mary Brittle

E-mail: mary.brittle@bradford.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Town Hall

Barnsley

S70 2TA

UK

Contact person: Leanne Winter

Telephone: +44 1133785902

E-mail: leannewinter@barnsley.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council

Doncaster

Doncaster

DN1 1BR

UK

Contact person: James Purdie

E-mail: james.purdie@doncaster.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

East Riding of Yorkshire

Beverley

Beverley

LS1 3DL

UK

Contact person: Children's Commissioning

E-mail: chidrens.comnissioning@eastriding.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

Metropolitan Borough Council of Kirklees

Civic Centre 3, Market Street

Hudderfield

UK

Contact person: Diane Brookes

E-mail: diane.brookes@barnsley.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

North East Lincolnshire Council

Municipal offices, Town Hall Square

Grimsby

UK

Contact person: Debbie Dales

E-mail: debbie.dales@nelincs.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

North Lincolnshire

Civic Centre, Ashby Road

Scunthorpe

DN16 1AB

UK

Contact person: Debbie Dales

E-mail: debbie.dales@nelincs.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

City of York Council

West Offices, Station Rise

York

YO1 6GA

UK

Contact person: Debra Lane

E-mail: debra.lane@york.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

Hull City Council

The Guildhall, Alfred Gelder Street

Hull

HU1 2AA

UK

Contact person: Judith Dent

E-mail: judith.dent@hullcc.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

Calderdale Council

19 Horton Street

Halifax

HX1 1QE

UK

Contact person: Tony Loughman

E-mail: tony.loughman@calderdale.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

North Yorkshire County Council

Strattegic Resources, County Hall

Northallerton

DL7 8AD

UK

Contact person: Rachel Woodward

E-mail: rachel.woodward@northyorks.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

Rotherham Borough Council

Riverside House, Main Street

Rotherham

S60 1AE

UK

Contact person: Lorne Byne

Telephone: +44 1709334159

E-mail: lorne.byne@rotherham.gov.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.yortender.gov.uk

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

White Rose — Independent Fostering Agency and Supported Lodgings Framework (New Tenderers)

Reference number: DN438466

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85300000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The overall requirement of this contract is that children will be placed with families who have been assessed and approved to provide a secure, warm, safe and supportive environment in which they can develop in all aspects of their lives.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Standard

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Within this category of need, a standard placement will provide only the services outlined within their standard weekly fee.

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2021

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

Tenderers should note that if the Council wish to carry out new services at the end of this contract, which area repetition of the services detailed in this notice, then those additional services may be awarded using the negotiated procedure without publication of a notice in accordance with regulation 32(9) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Standard with Additional Needs

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The additional requirements in accordance with the child’s individual assessed needs. Includes but is not limited to:

— enhanced behaviour management support, such as providing a support worker to provide the foster carers a break,

— complex contact needs,

— complex educational needs,

— support in relation to attachment issues,

— support in relation to substance misuse issues,

— support when the child is excluded from school,

— therapeutic input,

— support for specifically tailored educational programmes,

— support in relation to issues of absconding,

— counselling services,

— support in relation to offending behaviour,

— support in relation to self-harming behaviour,

— support in relation to sexuality or gender identity,

— support in relation to disabilities.

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2021

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

Tenderers should note that if the Council wish to carry out new services at the end of this contract, which area repetition of the services detailed in this notice, then those additional services may be awarded using the negotiated procedure without publication of a notice in accordance with regulation 32(9) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Intensive Support

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

As at additional support placement, with further additional requirements in accordance with the child’s individual assessed needs. Includes but is not limited to:

— support in relation to complex medical needs including high level of medical appointments,

— support in relation to highly challenging behaviour,

— support to children with profound disabilities,

— support to children with profound mental health difficulties,

Requests for service for a child requiring Lot 3 intensive support will have/or is being referred for an education, health and care plan (EHCP) or statement of special educational needs.

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2021

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

Tenderers should note that if the Council wish to carry out new services at the end of this contract, which area repetition of the services detailed in this notice, then those additional services may be awarded using the negotiated procedure without publication of a notice in accordance with regulation 32(9) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Specialist Placement, Parent and Child Fostering

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

As at standard placement, with additional requirements in accordance with child’s individual assessed needs.

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2021

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

Tenderers should note that if the Council wish to carry out new services at the end of this contract, which area repetition of the services detailed in this notice, then those additional services may be awarded using the negotiated procedure without publication of a notice in accordance with regulation 32(9) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Specialist Placement, Parent and Child Assessment

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

As a parent and child fostering placement, with additional requirements in accordance with looked after child’s individual assessed needs. If CCTV is required, then this is included in the weekly price.

The assessment will be in the format agreed by the purchaser and be of sufficient quality, so as to be used in court if necessary for care proceedings.

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2021

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

Tenderers should note that if the Council wish to carry out new services at the end of this contract, which area repetition of the services detailed in this notice, then those additional services may be awarded using the negotiated procedure without publication of a notice in accordance with regulation 32(9) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Supported Lodgings

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Within this category of need, the supported lodgings placement will provide the services outlined within their weekly fee at the price indicated in the pricing schedule. The provider agrees to provide the following services within their weekly fee for a supported lodgings placement:

supported lodgings describes a situation where a young person lives in the home of a supported lodgings provider under a licence agreement. The young person would occupy a bedroom and have shared use of other facilities within the home.

The supported lodgings provider would be recruited, assessed, trained and supported by the provider. The provider would set out clear expectations about the role of the lodgings provider and arrangements for the young person (e.g. in respect of meals, access to the provider’s house, restricted areas within the provider’s house, payments by the young person).

The young person would receive income maintenance from DWP benefits or children’s services or their own income.

The provider would be responsible for arranging admission at short notice where required, on the basis of its own risk assessment and matching the young person to an appropriate lodgings provider.

The service is provided 7 days a week, 365 days a year, 24 hour support help-line and emergency call out service.

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2021

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

Tenderers should note that if the Council wish to carry out new services at the end of this contract, which area repetition of the services detailed in this notice, then those additional services may be awarded using the negotiated procedure without publication of a notice in accordance with regulation 32(9) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

Tenderers must complete the standard selection questionnaire and pass all the pass or fail questions in Section 8, before their tender submission will be considered.

Bidders, at tender stage, must achieve a score of 40 % overall on the scored questions. All tenderers who meet the overall meet the minimum score will including price will be appointed onto the framework agreement, for the lot applied for, as long as they pass the SSQ criteria.

Block contract, once on the framework agreement there may be an opportunity to apply for a block contract where an authority may have identified a specific requirement. There will be a mini competition available to all bidders. The criteria will be contained within the framework mechanics tender document.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Please see tender documentation.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

Please see tender documentation.

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 27/11/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The High Court of Justice

The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

28/10/2019

Current Notes