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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Barry: The Provision of a Direct Payments Support Service for the Vale of Glamorgan Council
Document Ref:
539964-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Vale of Glamorgan Council
Date Published:
14 November 2019
Deadline Date:
16 December 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Direct payments are payments made by the Council to people who would usually receive a service from social services. The purpose of a support scheme is to ensure that appropriate advice, information and support is available to all person groups and to encourage confidence for people to undertake the complexities of using direct payments to meet their support needs legally and efficiently.

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

Vale of Glamorgan Council

Civic Offices, Holton Road

Barry

CF63 4RU

UK

Telephone: +44 1446709767

E-mail: ssdtenders@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL22

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0275

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales


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

The Provision of a Direct Payments Support Service for the Vale of Glamorgan Council

Reference number: VG DP 117

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85300000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Direct payments are payments made by the Council to people who would usually receive a service from social services. The purpose of a support scheme is to ensure that appropriate advice, information and support is available to all person groups and to encourage confidence for people to undertake the complexities of using direct payments to meet their support needs legally and efficiently.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

85321000

98000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL22

Main site or place of performance:

The Vale of Glamorgan.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Direct payments are payments made by the Council to people who would usually receive a service from social services. They assist people who want to manage their own support to improve their quality of life. They promote independence, social inclusion and enhance self-esteem by enabling people to live in their own homes, be fully involved in family and community life and to participate actively in work, education and leisure opportunities.

The Council recognises that the successful use of direct payments relies on access to appropriate support.

The purpose of a support scheme is to ensure that appropriate advice, information and support is available to all groups and to encourage the confidence to undertake the complexities of using direct payments to meet their support needs legally and efficiently.

Currently there is contract in place across the Vale of Glamorgan to provide this service, which is due to expire in February 2020. The Council intends to award a new contract for the proposed duration of three (3) years with the option to extend up to a further two (2) years.

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: 900 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend up to two (2) years.

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

To ensure a full understanding of the Council’s environment, the bidders are encouraged to review the following Council documents:

— Vale of Glamorgan Corporate Plan,

— OneVale Programme.

Both are available on the Council’s website http://www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 16/12/2019

Local time: 09:30

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

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/12/2019

Local time: 09:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

Please note that bidder interviews are proposed for week commencing 6.1.2020.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales website at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=97157

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(WA Ref:97157)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Vale of Glamorgan Council

Civic Offices, Holton Road

Barry

CF63 4RU

UK

Telephone: +44 1446709767

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

12/11/2019

Current Notes