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Title: Provision of Individual Placement Support Service Herefordshire region
OCID: ocds-h6vhtk-02940e
Published by: Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health & Care NHS Trust
Authority ID: AA80982
Publication Date: 02/10/2022
Deadline Date: 14/11/2022
Deadline Time: 15:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has SPD: No
Abstract:

Requirement for Individual Placement Support (IPS) service for Herefordshire. Individual Placement and Support Services has been identified by both DWP and NHS England as a promising intervention to address unemployment in mental health. The service will deliver time-limited individual placement by providing employment support via an Employment Specialist, in line with the principles of Individual Placement and Support (IPS). Providers would be expected to provide a Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm Service, excluding Bank Holidays, however it is expected that there will be flexibility in the hours to accommodate the needs of service users. The Employment Specialist will work as part of an integrated member of a nominated Team, Recovery Team or Early Intervention Team. The levels of activity we would expect from the provider of an Individual Placement Service would be to accept 100% of referrals to the service.<br/>Proposed contract length of 2 years, with an option to extend for three further twelve month periods. Herefordshire is located within the West Midlands and has a population of 192,214 and an area size of 2,180 km2.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health & Care NHS Trust

2 Kings Court, Charles Hastings Way

Worcester

WR5 1JR

UK

Contact person: Marvin Foolchand

E-mail: marvin.foolchand1@nhs.net

NUTS: UKG12

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.hacw.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.hacw.nhs.uk/

I.3) Communication

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

https://health-family.force.com/s/Welcome


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://health-family.force.com/s/Welcome


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://health-family.force.com/s/Welcome


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Provision of Individual Placement Support Service Herefordshire region

Reference number: T.HACW.037

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Requirement for Individual Placement Support (IPS) service for Herefordshire. Individual Placement and Support Services has been identified by both DWP and NHS England as a promising intervention to address unemployment in mental health. The service will deliver time-limited individual placement by providing employment support via an Employment Specialist, in line with the principles of Individual Placement and Support (IPS). Providers would be expected to provide a Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm Service, excluding Bank Holidays, however it is expected that there will be flexibility in the hours to accommodate the needs of service users. The Employment Specialist will work as part of an integrated member of a nominated Team, Recovery Team or Early Intervention Team. The levels of activity we would expect from the provider of an Individual Placement Service would be to accept 100% of referrals to the service.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 810 000.00  GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79611000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG11


Main site or place of performance:

Herefordshire

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Requirement for Individual Placement Support (IPS) service for Herefordshire. Individual Placement and Support Services has been identified by both DWP and NHS England as a promising intervention to address unemployment in mental health. The service will deliver time-limited individual placement by providing employment support via an Employment Specialist, in line with the principles of Individual Placement and Support (IPS). Providers would be expected to provide a Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm Service, excluding Bank Holidays, however it is expected that there will be flexibility in the hours to accommodate the needs of service users. The Employment Specialist will work as part of an integrated member of a nominated Team, Recovery Team or Early Intervention Team. The levels of activity we would expect from the provider of an Individual Placement Service would be to accept 100% of referrals to the service.<br/>Proposed contract length of 2 years, with an option to extend for three further twelve month periods. Herefordshire is located within the West Midlands and has a population of 192,214 and an area size of 2,180 km2.

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: 810 000.00  GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2023

End: 31/03/2025

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Three renewals of 12 months

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 stated in tender documentation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As stated in tender documentation


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As stated in tender documentation


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.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2021/S 000-003239

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

Date: 14/11/2022

Local time: 15:00

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: 14/11/2022

Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

5 years

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

2 Kings Court, Charles Hasting Way,

Worcester

WR5 1JR

UK

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.hacw.nhs.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

01/10/2022


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: marvin.foolchand1@nhs.net
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
85000000Health and social work servicesOther Services
79611000Job search servicesPlacement services of personnel

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Delivery Locations
IDDescription
100UK - All

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