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Scottish Borders Council is planning to invite tenders in the marketplace during November 2017 when creating a framework for Supported Living Services (Care at Home and Housing Support) for people with Learning Disabilities. The ...

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:

Supported Living Service Framework - Consultation.

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

Scottish Borders Council is planning to invite tenders in the marketplace during November 2017 when creating a framework for Supported Living Services (Care at Home and Housing Support) for people with Learning Disabilities.

The current spend within the Scottish Borders for these services annually is in the region of 7 000 000 GBP.

At this early stage we are seeking to engage the views from as many stakeholders as possible when developing the service specification.

A questionnaire has been devised and is attached to this notice to enable interest parties to provide feedback. We welcome input and feedback from providers, professionals and anyone who may have need to use or call off services from this framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM91
Main site or place of performance:

Scottish Borders.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scottish Borders Council is seeking views and feedback from as wide a group of stakeholders as possible when preparing our service specification for the Supported Living Services framework.

Anyone interested in commenting should make their views known by completing the questionnaire attached to this notice. Completed questionnaires should be submitted to the Procurement team at Scottish Borders Council in advance of 14:00 hrs on the 25th of August.

II.2.14)Additional information

When tendering our indicative timeline is as follows:

Consultation Questionnaire issued: 2.8.2017 - Submission date: 25.8.2017.

Option for 2nd Consultation (if required) issue date: 18.9.2017 - Submission date: 6.10.2017.

Framework advertised and tenders invited: 13.11.2017 - Tender submission deadline: 12.1.2018.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
13/11/2017

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

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=506370

(SC Ref:506370).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31/07/2017