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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Port Talbot: Supported Living Services for Adults with Mental Health Support Needs
Document Ref:
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
Date Published:
06 November 2019
Deadline Date:
02 December 2019
Document Source:
Alert Profile:

Notice Abstract

See Section II.2.4) (description of the procurement).

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

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

Civic Centre

Port Talbot

SA13 1PJ


Contact person: Wayne Thomas

Telephone: +44 1639763928



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

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

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

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

Supported Living Services for Adults with Mental Health Support Needs

Reference number: NPT-1530

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

See Section II.2.4) (description of the procurement).

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)






II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council wishes to commission a supported living service for up to 3 people in a newly refurbished property in the Pontardawe area where the support for this new service will involve delivering a customised package of care support to individuals in line with their assessed needs.

The Council believes at this time that the accommodation will become a longer term scheme which will include elements of recovery and progression for people with mental health needs and may be used as a base for recovery and progression for people with mental health needs in the borough. The 3 service users initially identified for the service will need ongoing recovery support to help them to build on their strengths and progress to an agreed level of independence. There are no current plans for the provision of housing related support funded through the supporting people programme grant (SPPG), although it is recognised however that current or subsequent service users may require this support at some future time, so it is felt that tenderers should be familiar with the delivery of housing related support and also be familiar with progressing people towards greater independence. The Council reserves the right to include Housing related Support as part of the delivery of the service at any future time.

For information — Swansea Bay University Health Board (SBUHB) are joint commissioners to the service as service users are jointly funded.

The Registered Social Landlord (RSL) for the property will be first choice housing and the provider will be required to maintain a management agreement with First Choice for the duration of the contract.

As this is a new service, there will be no TUPE requirements and the successful tenderer will therefore be required to either recruit new Staff or to redeploy existing staff to the service to ensure a fully functional service from day one of the contract.

The contract is scheduled to commence from 1.4.2020 subject to a suitable property being available for a period of 3 years with the option to extend by a period or periods of up to a further 24 months.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 148-365578

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

Date: 02/12/2019

Local time: 14:30

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



Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Suppliers’ Instructions ‘How to Express Interest in this ITT’:

1) Register your company on the etenderwales portal (this is required only once. However if your details have changed since you registered you will need to up-date them).

— browse to the eSourcing Portal:

— click the ‘Suppliers register here’ link,

— complete the ‘Organisation Details’ and ‘User Details’ sections,

— note the username you choose and click ‘save’ when complete,

— you will shortly receive and email with your unique password (please keep this secure),

— agree to the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’.

2) Express an interest in the ITT.

— login to the portal with the username/password,

— click the ‘ITT Open to all Suppliers’ link,

— alternatively, search for the relevant ITT (itt_76407),

— click on the relevant ITT to access the content,

— click the ‘Express Interest’ button on the right-hand side of the screen,

— this will move the ITT into your ‘My ITT pages’. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only.)

— click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by selecting ‘Buyer Attachments’.

3) Responding to the ITT.

— you can now choose to ‘Respond’ or ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining),

— note the ‘Closing Date’, and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,

— there is help available Monday – Friday (8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.) on: or by telephone on 0800 368 485.

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at

(WA Ref:95186)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

Civic Centre

Port Talbot

SA13 1PJ


Internet address(es)


VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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