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Scottish Borders Council (the Council) is seeking suitable accommodation to enable 2 individual's to live independently within the community. The main area the council are seeking notes of interest from, are providers who think they would be able to ...

Social and other specific services - public contracts

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish Borders Council
Council Headquarters
Newtown St Boswells
TD6 0SA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Anna Penman
Telephone: +44 1835824000
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1835825150
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00394

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Accommodation for 2 individuals with learning disabilities and autism.

Reference number: SBC/CPS/1433
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Scottish Borders Council (the Council) is seeking suitable accommodation to enable 2 individual's to live independently within the community. The main area the council are seeking notes of interest from, are providers who think they would be able to provide the type of accommodation detailed for either 1 or both the individuals identified below within the Borders. The council will work with providers who have the ability to help identify different options that are available.

The Council are seeking interest from Housing providers and/or Service Providers who can access accommodation to enable this to turn into a reality for either individual or both. Both the above individuals will require a support service, the council are interested in providers who would be able to source the accommodation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 - Individual 1 and Lot 2 - Individual 2.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Individual 1

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311000
85300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM24
Main site or place of performance:

Scottish Borders.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A brief outline of the accommodation requirements for the individual is:

Individual 1 is a 21 year old young man who has a learning disability and severe autism. He requires a robustly constructed building on 1 level, which is fairly large with lots of outside space. The accommodation would need to include capacity for a sleepover provision. If the property was spacious enough then there is potential he could share. There is no specific area of preference.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Individual

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311000
85000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM24
Main site or place of performance:

Scottish Borders.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A brief outline of the accommodation requirements for the individual is:

Individual 2 is a 53 year old woman who has a mild learning disability and autism. She is fairly independent but has particular difficulty getting on with neighbours. We would be seeking a one bedroom property, detached bungalow with its own space for bins, washing line etc. Ideally the property would not be overlooked or overlooking others. The preference is that it would be in Jedburgh, Kelso or Galashiels.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/11/2017

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Further detail can be obtained by interested parties from procurement department and any submission of the questionnaire should be sent to Please use SBC/CPS/1433 - Accommodation for 2 individuals with learning disabilities and autism within the subject line.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=504301

(SC Ref: 504301).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/07/2017