United Kingdom-Croydon: Social work and related services

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Tile United Kingdom-Croydon: Social work and related services
OJEU (High Value) 471660-2019
Type Invitation to tender
Date Published 2019-10-08
Deadline 2019-11-11 14:00:00
Nature Of Contract Service contract
Awarding Authority
Awarding Criteria The most economic tender
Procedure Open procedure

Description :
CONTRACT NOTICE


Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Official name: Home Office
Postal address: 7th Floor Southern House Wellesley Grove Croydon CR0 1XG
Town: Croydon
Postal code: CR0 1XG
Country: UK
Contact person: Community Engagement Procurement Team
E-mail: community.engagement@homeoffice.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI62
Main address (URL): https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office
Address of the buyer profile (URL): https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sso/jsp/login.jsp

Communication
I.3) Procurement documents
(URL):https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice,gov.uk/sso/jsp/login.jsp

Additional Information
I.3.4) Additional information can be obtained from:
I.3.6)Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sso/jsp/login.jsp
I.3.8) to the above mentioned address
https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sso/jsp/login.jsp
I.4) Type of the contracting authority: MINISTRY

Main Activity
I.5.1) Main Activity: PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY

Section II: Object of Contract


Title:

Contract for Services to Support Migrants Currently Living in the Community Who Do Not Have Permission to Live in the UK

Reference number: C16116

II.1.4) Short description

The Authority is seeking to work with partners to develop services to support migrants who currently live in the community and who do not have permission to live in the UK. Such services shall include assistance to resolve their immigration case comprising legal advice and pastoral support to assist with their integration in the UK or with leaving the UK.

These service models will be tested through a series of pilots, each running for two years.

This pilot will be supporting up to 50 migrants at any one time. Foreign National Offenders (FNOs) will not be eligible for inclusion in this pilot.

II.01) Estimated value excluding VAT:
GBP 650000.00

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

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

The Authority is seeking to work with partners to develop services to support migrants who currently live in the community and who do not have permission to live in the UK. Such services shall include assistance to resolve their immigration case comprising legal advice and pastoral support to assist with their integration in the UK or with leaving the UK. These service models will be tested through a series of pilots, each running for 2 years.

The service is framed around the testing of a hypothesis of five pillars of appropriate personal decision making, which are listed as follows:

— Personal Stability - fundamental position of stability from which to make difficult, life-changing decisions (housing, living costs, safety, healthcare),

— Reliable Information - accurate, comprehensive, personally relevant information on UK immigration and immigration case including legal advice,

— Community Support - consistent pastoral support (case manager), and community support, to enable individuals to feel connected, listened to and to converse with other people in their community,

— Active Engagement - with immigration services ensuring that people feel connected and engaged,

— Prepared Futures - planning for the future, finding positive ways forward for individuals e.g. skills development in line with original immigration objective.

There will be an assumption that users of the pilot have sufficient personal stability to make appropriate personal decisions about their future. Their accommodation and living costs needs (personal stability pillar) will already be met by, for instance, a support network of family or friends in the UK. This pilot will therefore focus on a service developing support to meet individual's needs represented by the other four pillars as listed above.

The pilot will last for two years, supporting up to 50 migrants at any one time. The pilot will be fully inclusive of the protected characteristics as set out in the Equalities Act 2010. Foreign National Offenders (FNOs) will NOT be eligible for inclusion in this pilot.

Bids are welcome from not-for-profit organisations and other organisations that are able to demonstrate sufficient experience in providing support:

— in large urban areas; and

— As described by the pillars -reliable information, community support, active engagement and prepared future needs.

Joint bids are welcome, where organisations can partner up to cover different requirements within the service.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Value excluding VAT: GBP 650000.00
II.02.07) Duration in months 24
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no



Additional information:

The Authority is not responsible for any bidding costs incurred by potential suppliers in respect of this procurement. The Authority reserves the right to: abandon the competitive process and not award any agreement; make any changes it sees as reasonable to the competition; remove and/or amend element(s) from the service description; and accept or reject any tender.


Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
III.1.2.2) Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
III.1.3.1.2) Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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 2019-11-11
IV.02.02) Local time 14:00


IV.02.07) Conditions for opening of tenders
IV.02.07) Date 2019-11-11
IV.02.07) Local time 15:00

Section V: Complementary information



Additional information:

Respondents are requested to express an, the process for expression of interest and requesting further information is set out below. For the avoidance of doubt, please note that Respondents are required to express an interest separately for this competition regardless of their involvement in the previous Market Engagement activities for this project. Any such involvement does not constitute an expression of interest for the competition advertised in this notice. The Home Office uses an eSourcing toolkit to enable its sourcing activities to be conducted over the internet. In order to express an interest, please follow the steps set out below. The procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service's e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for CCS e-Sourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering and who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http:// gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am. Once registered, organisations wishing to participate in the tender must send an email to: community.engagement@homeoffice.gov.uk. The email should be entitled “Community Engagement Pilot 2 Procurement - Expression of Interest” and contain the following details: your organisation's name, your contact name, e-mail address and telephone number. Any expressions of interest not submitted in the required format (or containing the requested information) may be rejected. The Authority requires new Participants to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) in order to be invited to participate in the competition for this project. On receipt of an email detailed above, the Authority will either confirm receipt of an NDA as part of market engagement or provide access to the NDA document through the eSourcing portal. If required, the Authority will expect Participants to download and re attach a signed copy of the NDA to the event. When saving the ‘pdf’ document, please ensure that you include the participant organisation's name in the filename. Once a correctly signed NDA is received by the Authority, Participants will be invited to the Tender Pack (also known as ITT) and will be able to access all of the project documentation. The closing date for submissions will be 14.00pm on Monday 11th November 19. Clarification requests must be submitted no later than 16.00 on Wednesday 23rd October 19. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite contact; Crown Commercial Service Help-desk: freephone: +44 3450103503 or email: supplier@ccs.gsi.gov.uk.


Review body:
Official name: N/A
Town: N/A
Country: UK

Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: N/A
Town: N/A
Country: UK

VI.04.04) Service from which information about the review
Official name: N/A
Town: N/A
Country: UK

Section VI

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

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CPV Codes
85300000; 98131000; 92000000; 79540000; 80500000; 79140000; 79530000; 85100000; 98133100; Social work and related services; Religious services; Recreational, cultural and sporting services; Interpretation services; Training services; Legal advisory and information services; Translation services; Health services; Civic betterment and community facility support services;

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