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The Service is to provide high quality, accessible Independent Living Support to adults, children and their families assessed by the Council as having eligible social care needs. 1. This should include an Independent Support Service to enable ...

Social and other specific services - public contracts

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paula Deegan
Telephone: +44 1314693543
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM25

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290

I.2)Joint procurement
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:

Independent Living Support Service.

Reference number: CT0379
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Service is to provide high quality, accessible Independent Living Support to adults, children and their families assessed by the Council as having eligible social care needs. 1. This should include an Independent Support Service to enable individuals to explore which Self Directed Support option/s are best for them by explaining the nature and effect of the four options, and to provide assistance in drawing up a support plan to meet their assessed needs and personal outcomes. 2. A Recruitment and Support Service for individuals assessed by the Council as having eligible social care needs. These individuals have chosen Option 1 of the Social Care (Self-directed support) (Scotland) Act 2013 and wish to employ a Personal Assistant/s to meet part of their eligible needs and outcomes, and this has been approved by City of Edinburgh Council in their support plan. 3. A Welfare and Rights Advice Service for Adults and Older People assessed as in need of social care.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 702 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM25
Main site or place of performance:

The Service shall be available to people throughout the City of Edinburgh. This shall require the development and delivery of a fully accessible Independent Living Support Service.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council are seeking a Provider to provide high quality, accessible Independent Living Support to adults and children and their families assessed by the City of Edinburgh Council as having eligible social care needs. This should include an Independent Support Service, a Recruitment and Support Service and a Welfare and Rights Advice Service for Adults and Older People assessed as in need of social care. The council is inviting interested organisations to apply for this contract by noting interest on Public Contracts Scotland, completing the European Single Procurement Document and a Tender Submission. All documents are available for download via the Pubilc Contracts Scotland portal.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/Procurement
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

The aim of the award evaluation is to select the tender which represent the best overall value for money. This evaluation will include an emphasis on quality as well as price. The split allocated is 70 % quality and 30 % cost. The quality analysis will be based on the answers provided in response to the weighted Award Criteria Questions (as detailed in Tenderer's Submission) as per the scoring matrix. Cost analysis will be based on the information supplied by the bidders in the Pricing Schedule.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 115-204451
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: CT0379
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
18/01/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
LCiL
Norton Park, 57 Albion Road
Edinburgh
EH5 5QY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314752466
NUTS code: UKM25
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 702 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 702 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority's economic and social objectives. Contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are detailed in the supporting documents.

(SC Ref:476516).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314693543

Internet address:http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

A tenderer that suffers loss as a result of a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session. The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) will have a minimum standstill period of 10 days before awarding the contract. The communication of the award decision notice will be sent by fax or e-mail to all tenderers with the standstill period commencing on the next working day. If proceedings are started in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session against the Council in respect of the decision to award the contract within the standstill period then the Council is prevented from awarding the contract. Post contract award the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session may (1) award damages provided proceedings are brought within 3 months from the date when the grounds for the bringing of the proceedings first arose (2) be entitled to issue an ineffectiveness order or impose a financial penalty on the Council. A claim for an ineffectiveness order must be made within 30 days of the Contract Award Notice being published in the OJEU or within 30 days of the date those who expressed an interest in or otherwise bid for the contract were informed of the conclusion of the contract or in any other case within 6 months from the date on which the contract was entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/02/2017