United Kingdom-Weston-super-Mare: Health and social work services

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Tile United Kingdom-Weston-super-Mare: Health and social work services
OJEU (High Value) 426566-2019
Type Invitation to tender
Date Published 2019-09-11
Deadline 2019-10-09 13:30:00
Nature Of Contract Service contract
Awarding Authority
Awarding Criteria The most economic tender
Procedure Open procedure

Description :

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Official name: North Somerset Council
Postal address: Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road
Town: Weston-super-Mare
Postal code: BS23 1UJ
Country: UK
Contact person: Mrs Michelle Dickson
Telephone: +44 1275888250
E-mail: rachel.braund@n-somerset.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK12
Main address (URL): http://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile (URL): https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/

I.3) Procurement documents

Additional Information
I.3.4) Additional information can be obtained from:
I.3.6)Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4) Type of the contracting authority: REGIONAL AUTHORITY

Main Activity

Section II: Object of Contract


Specialist Domestic Abuse Support Services

Reference number: DN409197

II.1.4) Short description

North Somerset Council is seeking single supplier contract (we will accept collaborative bids) to start on 1.4.2020 and for the contract to be in place for a period of 4 years with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance, for a further period of 2 years. The annual budget for the contract is 300 000 GBP per year.

Information about lots
II.1.6) This contract is divided into lots: no

Description: Item/Lot 1
NUTS code: UKK12
II.1.4) Short description

North Somerset currently has 2 providers providing domestic abuse services in North Somerset which includes the following:

— an independent domestic advisors (IDVAs) service to provide individual support to victims assessed as at high risk of serious harm,

— an IDVA placed with the 1 front door team to assess and triage police lighthouse domestic abuse referrals where children are involved. This is only funded until October 2019,

— a floating support service to provide individual support to those assessed as at low to medium risk,

— pattern changing courses for women affected by domestic abuse (and individual support for men as there are insufficient numbers to run groups),

— drop-in sessions,

— a domestic abuse FreeFone help line which operates 9.00 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays.

Curo provide:

— emergency refuge accommodation (14 units) for those fleeing domestic abuse,

— management of the domestic abuse refuge accommodation.

Components of the new service:

Some elements of this specification are an essential part of this services and so must be delivered, and some are desirable.

Essential components of the service:

(i) single point of contact and helpline;

(ii) IDVAs;

(iii) floating support;

(iv) the accommodation service — emergency accommodation;

(v) children’s support;

(vi) managing the capacity of all services.

Desirable components of the service:

(vii) community-based informal interventions;

(viii) health-based support;

(ix) support for individuals or couples where there is no clear perpetrator;

(x) support for multi-agency referral processes.

The elements which are listed as desirable components will, ideally, all be provided as part of the services. However, it is recognised that the current budget may not be sufficient to fund the delivery of all of these components. If the provider identifies that a services element cannot be provided within the budget then the provider must develop proposals and seek external funding opportunities in order to deliver them, working with commissioners and other stakeholders. Further detail can be found in the specification.

The current units of accommodation will not be transferring as part of this contract. New providers will have to as part of their implementation and mobilisation plan detailed in the method statement questions, state how they will deliver the accommodation units described in the contract from the start date of the contract.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

II.2.6) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.7) Start 2020-04-01
II.2.7) End 2024-03-31
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.2.7.6) Description of renewals:

1 optional 24 month extension.

II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open

IV.02.01) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.02.02) Date 2019-10-09
IV.02.02) Local time 13:30

IV.02.07) Conditions for opening of tenders
IV.02.07) Date 2019-10-09
IV.02.07) Local time 13:30
IV.02.07) Place

e-Tendering system

Additional information:

Evaluation team.

Section V: Complementary information

Review body:
Official name: North Somerset Council
Town: Weston-super-Mare
Country: UK
URL: https://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/

Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: North Somerset Council
Town: Weston-super-Mare
Country: UK
URL: https://www.n-somerset.gov.uk/

Section VI

VI.05.00) Date of dispatch of this notice 2019-09-09

English Language Unavailable

CPV Codes
85000000; 98000000; Health and social work services; Other community, social and personal services;

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