United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

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Tile United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services
OJEU (High Value) 471658-2019
Type Invitation to tender
Date Published 2019-10-08
Deadline 2019-11-15 15:00:00
Nature Of Contract Service contract
Awarding Authority
Awarding Criteria The most economic tender

Description :

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Official name: London Borough of Southwark
Postal address: Southwark Council, 160 Tooley Street
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 2QH
Country: UK
Contact person: Ms Samantha Edwards
Telephone: +44 2075254703
E-mail: Samantha.Edwards@southwark.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI44
Main address (URL): http://www.southwark.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile (URL): http://www.southwark.gov.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


Open Access for Children and Young People

Reference number: DN437376

II.1.4) Short description

A preventative, young person led, community based, open access drop-in service that acts as a referral point to information, advice, services and support.

II.01) Estimated value excluding VAT:
GBP 1950000

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

Description: Item/Lot 1
NUTS code: UKI44
II.2.3.2) Main site or place of performance:

Within the London Borough of Southwark, at premises to be provided by the contracting authority.

II.1.4) Short description

The contracting authority wishes to provide a dedicated open access service for young people to improve their mental health and wellbeing at the point of need without having to make a referral or be placed on a waiting list, and available from a place which can be accessed easily by those who need it and where young people feel able and safe to attend.

The service will act as a welcoming entry point and take an asset based approach to offer support for emotional issues and low level mental health such as worries, anxieties and stress. This should provide an alternative provision to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and will:

— facilitate access to outdoor pursuits and creative therapies,

— offer group work to develop a young person’s awareness of their social health, help to decrease isolation, raise aspirations and develop interpersonal skills,

— provide opportunities to build relationships and develop friendships,

— provide young people with the opportunities, experiences and tools to enable them to develop their physical, emotional and social capabilities,

— offer a range of support including, youth work, person-centred counselling, psychological wellbeing practices and traditional talking therapies as appropriate to the young person's needs,

— recruit and train peer-mentors with local lived experience to spread the practice of good self-care, effective use of peer support and the benefit of active healthy lifestyles,

— take a radical test and learn approach to co-producing with children, young people, families, communities and partners so that services and delivery are both fit for purpose, flexible for individual needs and fit for the future,

— ensure there is no stigma attached to asking for help when needed; enabling them to help themselves by creating a greater awareness of where to seek help and the confidence to access it.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Value excluding VAT: GBP 1950000
II.02.07) Duration in months 60
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: yes II.2.10.1) Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11) Options
II.2.11.2) Description of options

Following the expiry of the initial period of 36 months the contract may be extended for a further 24 months at the discretion of the contracting authority.

Additional information:

The contracting authority will undertake a pseudo negotiation procedure as detailed in the invitation to tender. It is expected that there will be several iterations of the service specification to enable potential providers to submit detailed financial, commercial and refined delivery proposals and to enable the contracting authority to determine value for money.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Competitive Negotiation
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Competitive procedure with negotiation

IV.02.01) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.02.02) Date 2019-11-15
IV.02.02) Local time 15:00

IV.02.06) Duration in months (from the date stated for receipt of tender): 6

Section V: Complementary information

Review body:
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice (High Court)
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: UK

Section VI

VI.05.00) Date of dispatch of this notice 2019-10-04

English Language Unavailable

CPV Codes
85000000; 85312000; Health and social work services; Social work services without accommodation;

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