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Provision of a Care at Home and Housing Support service for adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, mental illness and personality disorder, based the three properties in Aberdeen City.

Social and other specific services - public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Catherine King
Telephone: +44 07467539867
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM50

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00231

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
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:

Mental Health Supported Living Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of a Care at Home and Housing Support service for adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, mental illness and personality disorder, based the three properties in Aberdeen City.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 546 675.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Mental Health Supported Living Services - Constitution Street

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Aberdeen City.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a Care at Home and Housing Support service for adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, mental illness and personality disorder for people living in 11 tenancies in Constitution Street, Aberdeen.

The service will provide rehabilitation and support those who require more intensive support for a period of time to assist them to gain or regain skills they need to enable them to continue living in the community.

The service shall be available to Supported Persons 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, every week of the year. It will include sleep in night cover.

The contract award will be for a period of 3 years, with 2 1-year extensions at the discretion of the council.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 979 255.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 60
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Mental Health Supported Living Services - Papermill Gardens

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Aberdeen City.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a Care at Home and Housing Support service for adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, mental illness and personality disorder for people living in 11 tenancies in Papermill Gardens, Aberdeen.

The service will support people who require longer term support for both their mental and physical health problems, along with others who may require shorter term intensive support.

The service shall be available to Supported Persons 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, every week of the year. It will include sleep in night cover.

The contract award will be for a period of 3 years, with 2 1-year extensions at the discretion of the council.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 979 255.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 60
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Mental Health Supported Living Services - George Street

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Aberdeen City.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a Care at Home and Housing Support service for adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, mental illness and personality disorder for people living in 5 tenancies in George Street, Aberdeen.

The service will support people with mental health difficulties and associated challenging behaviour and complex needs.

The service shall be available to Supported Persons 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, every week of the year. It will include waking night cover.

The contract award will be for a period of 3 years, with 2 1-year extensions at the discretion of the council.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 588 165.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 60
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Bidders must confirm that they are appropriately registered with the Care Inspectorate for the services required.

Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services as described. A minimum of 2 examples will be required.

Additional requirements outlined in VI.1 Additional Information.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Award procedure outlined in PCS-T.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 08/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

PCST Question 1.73.4B.4: The bidder confirms the name, value and/or range of the financial rations specified Contract notice are as follows:

Bidders will be required to state the values for the following ratio(s):

Current Ratio (current assets/liabilities: 1 This indicates the availability of working capital.

Quick Ratio (available cash/current liabilities: 1 This indicates liquidity level.

Gearing (loans x 100/shares and reserves, as %) This indicates extent to which the business is funded by debt.

ROCE (Return on Capital Employed) (Profit before interest and tax x 100/Capital, expressed as a %). This indicates profitability.

PCST Question 1l73.2 Insurance. The bidder confirms they already have or can commit to obtain, prior to the commencement of the contract, the levels of insurance cover indicated in the relevant Contract Notice.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and minimum levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer's Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 8781. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

A Sub-contract clause is not relevant for a social care contract, and the value of the individual lots is under 4 000 000 GBP.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Improve the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the authority's area.

As a public sector employer, the Council has a general equality duty to:

- Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct that is prohibited by the Equality Act 2010;

- Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a relevant protected characteristic and those who do not; and

- Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.

(SC Ref:505840).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224665652

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/07/2017