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Title: Provision of Mental Health Services
Published by: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Publication Date: 10/01/2019
Deadline Date: 31/01/2019
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council seeks a supplier to provide a range of housing related support services for people with mental health issues including:
- A Floating Support Service
- Mental Health Accommodation Officer
- Garfield House (supported accommodation non 24 hour support)
- Miles Richards House (supported accommodation 24 hour support)
CPV: 85000000, 85100000, 85140000, 85311000, 85320000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Anvil Court, Church Street

Abertillery

NP13 1DB

UK

Telephone: +44 1495311556

E-mail: paul.jones@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL16

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0278

I.3) Communication

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

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


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://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


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

Provision of Mental Health Services

Reference number: ITT_71282

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council seeks a supplier to provide a range of housing related support services for people with mental health issues including:

- A Floating Support Service

- Mental Health Accommodation Officer

- Garfield House (supported accommodation non 24 hour support)

- Miles Richards House (supported accommodation 24 hour support)

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

85140000

85311000

85320000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL16


Main site or place of performance:

The required services will be performed within the locality and boundary of Blaenau Gwent CBC

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The purpose of this tender is to commission a range of housing related support services for people with mental health issues including:

- A Floating Support Service

The aim of the service is to provide floating support to people with mental health issues who may require support to access accommodation and/or maintain and sustain their home enabling them to live independently in the community. The service is tenure neutral and will be provided to people who are: Owner occupiers; Social housing tenants; Private rented tenants; Residing in temporary accommodation; Residing with family/friends; Homeless; Sofa surfing; Other accommodation not listed above.

- Mental Health Accommodation Officer

The aim of the service is to commission one full time equivalent Mental Health Support Worker who will be co-located within Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council’s Housing Solutions Team and Community Mental Health Team. The Support Worker will have the opportunity to either advocate on behalf of the applicant, or support the applicant with their housing needs at first point of contact.

- Garfield House (supported accommodation non 24 hour support)

The aim of this service is to commission housing related support within a supported accommodation provision (non 24 hour support) for people who: Have low level mental health issues; Are aged 18 years and over (there is no upper age limit); Are willing to engage with support

It is recognised people accessing the service may have additional needs.

- Miles Richards House (supported accommodation 24 hour support)

The aim of this service is to commission housing related support within a 24 hour supported accommodation provision for people who: Have medium/high level mental health issues; Are aged 18 years and over (there is no upper age limit); Are willing to engage with support

It is recognised that people accessing the service may have additional needs.

The opportunity will follow the “Light Touch” regime in line with Scheduled 3 of the PCR 2015. The approach used will be similar to open tender approach.

Please note that The Invitation to Tender (ITT), contract terms and conditions, form of tender, specification and pricing schedule and other supporting information are included with the tender pack.

After the deadline for returned electronic submissions has expired, the evaluation process of the Selection stage will be undertaken.

Tenderers who are successful from the Selection stage will then have their quality submissions evaluated.

After final moderation of the tender responses, the Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT) will be recommended to undertake the service, however, we reserve the right not to award using MEAT approach should it provide undue risk to the Authority.

Unsuccessful providers will be informed of the outcome via the Etenderwales portal and the 10 day voluntary standstill

period will commence.

After the standstill period has expired, the successful provider will be confirmed in writing and the contract award notice will be issued

The tender will be assessed using a 80% quality and 20 % price criteria.

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: 3 200 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2019

End: 31/03/2023

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The end date is subject to the possible extension of the service for a further 2 years at 12 month intervals (dependant on performance and funding)

The renewal of the service will therefore be between 31/03/23 and 31/03/25

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

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:

As identified within the tender documents

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

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes

Indicate profession:

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Selection and Award criteria as stated in the procurement tender documents

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 31/01/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

CY

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/01/2019

Local time: 14:00

Place:

Corporate Procurement

Floor 9, Anvil Court, Church Street, Abertillery, NP13 1DB

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

All tender submissions will be opened electronically by Authorised representatives of the awarding Authority only via Etenderwales.

Tender responses will not be opened before the expiration of the deadline.

The deadline is 12 noon on 31.01.19

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

The contract will be renewed at either the conclusion of the initial 4 year period or during the allowed extension period. The renewal will be subject to performance and funding.

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

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council is administering this procurement opportunity on Etenderwales.

Tender documentation is uploaded on the portal - https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

NB:You must download all documentation directly from the portal, tender documents will not be communicated by any other means.

E-Tender access information:

-Go to https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

-The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

—The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.

—On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.

—The Password will be sent by e-mail to the e-mail address that was specified in the User Details section of the

Registration page.

—In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

—Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your

Organisation).

—Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration.

Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.

—The Help desk is available Monday-Friday: 8:00-18:00. Telephone: +44 8003684852 e-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

—Tenders must be uploaded to the portal by 12:00 noon Thursday 31st January 2019. Late submissions will not be considered

How to find the ITT:

—Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT's Open to all Suppliers'.

—The Etender references for this contract are: Project_40314 and ITT_71282

—Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender click the

‘Express an Interest button'. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers' area to the ‘My ITT's' on the home page.

—You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification, technical and commercial envelopes along with any relevant documents

in the ‘Attachments' area.

-Tenders are required to provide responses to:

-the selection questionnaire within the Qualification Envelope;

-the method statements within the Technical Envelope; and

-upload the requested pricing information to the Commercial Envelope.

—Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages' area to contact the buyer directly — Do not

contact the named person at the top of this notice.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Bidders will be required to demonstrate their previous approach/experience in delivering Community Benefits and are

required to submit a Method Statement in the form of a "Community Benefits Plan" setting out how they will incorporate and

deliver "Community Benefits" through this appointment. Please note this WILL not be scored but may form part of the Terms & Conditions of this project.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=88602

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

bidders will be required to demonstrate their previous approach/experience in delivering Community Benefits and are required to submit a Method Statement in the form of a "Community Benefits Plan" setting out how they will incorporate and deliver "Community Benefits" through this appointment within Blaenau Gwent. Examples of the range of benefits include but are not exhaustive to -

- Targeted Recruitment and Training (including existing workforce and economically inactive)

- Local Supply Chains, including use of social enterprises

- Contributions to education and complimentary activity

- Community Initiatives and activity

- Promoting Environmental Benefits

- Contribution to the Community Investment Fund

*Please note that this Method Statement will not be ‘scored’, however it may form part of the Terms and Conditions of the service*.

(WA Ref:88602)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Anvil Court, Church Street

Abertillery

NP13 1DB

UK

Telephone: +44 1495311556

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk/

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Blaenau Gwent CBC

Head of Legal and Corporate Compliance, General Offices

Ebbw Vale

NP23 6AA

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

08/01/2019


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: paul.jones@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
85000000Health and social work servicesOther Services
85100000Health servicesHealth and social work services
85140000Miscellaneous health servicesHealth services
85320000Social servicesSocial work and related services
85311000Social work services with accommodationSocial work services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

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