Services - 211099-2018

17/05/2018    S93    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions

2018/S 093-211099

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish Prison Service
Calton House, 5 Redheughs Rigg
Edinburgh
EH12 9HW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313303773
E-mail: frances.McGuire@sps.pnn.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM75

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00384

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish Government
Victoria Quay, Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312447556
E-mail: delegatedpurchasing@gov.scot
NUTS code: UKM

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

I.1)Name and addresses
Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
Crown Office, 25 Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000203000
E-mail: procurementreturns@copfs.gsi.gov.uk
Fax: +44 8445614069
NUTS code: UKM75

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00292

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive
Edinburgh
EH11 3XD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314443300
E-mail: procurement@scotcourts.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM75

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00396

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

01605 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and Welfare Services to Scottish Central Government

Reference number: 01605
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85312400
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

SPS are leading a collaborative procurement on behalf of a range of Scottish public bodies (circa 40 Collaborative Partners with an employee headcount circa 34,000) to secure a provider of an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). The Services are intended to provide support to employees by providing access to confidential advisory and supportive interventions to deal with any personal/work related problems. Services required include: telephone counselling, information services, advice for carers, service’s to management staff, face to face counselling sessions, and referral procedures. Additionally there is a requirement to provide Welfare Services to a number of the Collaborative Partners. The Welfare Service shall comprise of: crisis intervention, welfare services (including home visits) and advocacy (facilitating meetings on behalf of individuals both a support mechanism for staff and a management reporting function for Human Resource Business Partners.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
85312400
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Full details of Specification and Invitation of Tender documentation will be publish in June 2018.

Information regarding the scheduled Bidders Forum will be issued in due course.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
22/06/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The Purchasing Authority is acting on behalf of the following organisations:

The Scottish Prison Service is contracting for itself AND on behalf of other contracting authorities as detailed below.

The Scottish Ministers (including Agencies), Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies, offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices, cross-border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scotland Office, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, special health boards, Forestry Commission, Scottish Futures Trust, Student Loans Company Ltd, the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses, Business Stream Ltd, any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the above, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the above, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the above and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the above.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=543052

(SC Ref:543052).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/05/2018