Services - 321897-2019

10/07/2019    S131    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Worcester: Other community, social and personal services

2019/S 131-321897

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
Official name: Worcestershire County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Spetchely Road
Town: Worcester
NUTS code: UKG12
Postal code: WR5 2NP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: procurement@worcestershire.gov.uk
E-mail: ringram@worcestershire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 10905843606

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://worcestershire.gov.uk/tendering

I.2)Information about 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:

Service to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Worcestershire for Adults

II.1.2)Main CPV code
98000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire CCG are looking to commission a new service to provide interventions to reduce loneliness and social isolation in Worcestershire for adults. The core service provision is to include:

— communication and promotion strategy providing flexible opportunities for engagement of volunteers and service users experiencing loneliness,

— management, coordination, professional oversight and supervision using case managers to support delivery of outcomes by volunteers,

— process of matching volunteers with service users,

— training and accreditation for volunteers,

— detailed assessment, tailored support and personalised plan for service users to help them to access support to reduce loneliness in the local community,

— opportunities for 1:1 and group interventions which impacts on health and well-being,

— links to social prescribing, primary care and mental well-being providers. The Council anticipate advertising this opportunity August/September 2019 with a contract for 3 years starting 1.4.2020.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 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)
98000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG12
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire CCG are looking to commission a new service to provide interventions to reduce loneliness and social isolation in Worcestershire for adults. The core service provision is to include:

— communication and promotion strategy providing flexible opportunities for engagement of volunteers and service users experiencing loneliness,

— management, coordination, professional oversight and supervision using case managers to support delivery of outcomes by volunteers,

— process of matching volunteers with service users,

— training and accreditation for volunteers,

— detailed assessment, tailored support and personalised plan for service users to help them to access support to reduce loneliness in the local community,

— opportunities for 1:1 and group interventions which impacts on health and well-being,

— links to social prescribing, primary care and mental well-being providers.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
09/07/2019

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: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/07/2019