United Kingdom-Llandrindod Wells: Health and social work services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.powys.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0354
Section II: Object
Tender for a Framework Agreement for Accommodation and Support for Living a Good Life
The Council is seeking to engage with suitably qualified and experienced providers to tender to be awarded on to a Framework Agreement for accommodation and support for living a good life.
The purpose of this tender exercise is to put in place a Framework Agreement with a number of service providers for the provision of safe and reliable, high quality support services that meet minimum standards as detailed within the service specification.
The Framework Agreement shall be for the duration of 5 years with an option to extend for up to a further 2 years which will be at the sole discretion of the Council.
The existing provision comprises of 23 contracts with a large proportion due to expire between November 2019 and April 2020 with an estimated annual contract value of 10 200 000 GBP.
All qualifying providers will be added to the framework and invited to bid for mini competitions or make a direct award during the framework period.
Framework Agreement for accommodation and support for living a good life (supported living/supported housing).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
See tender documentation.
As per the ITT documents.
Providers must be registered with the Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) within Powys.
Section IV: Procedure
The procurement is being run under the Light Touch Regime (LTR) with an option for the Council to re-fresh or re-open the framework at any time should it be required, at the Council’s sole discretion. There is justification for the framework to 5 years.
As per the Council's constitution.
Section VI: Complementary information
Instructions for suppliers — Registration on etenderwales:
Powys County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk all information may be downloaded and returned through this channel.
Internet address(es): http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.u
Suppliers instructions how to express interest in this tender:
1) Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once):
— browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
— click the ‘Click here to register’ link,
— accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,
— enter your correct business and user details,
— note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2) Express an Interest in the tender:
— login to the portal with the username/password,
— click the ‘Open Access ITTs’ link,
— click on the relevant ITT to access the content,
— click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page,
— this will move the ITT into your ‘My ITTs’ page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box
3) Responding to the tender:
— you can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please give a reason if rejecting),
— you can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,
— there may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon — Fri (8:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m.) on:
— email: firstname.lastname@example.org
— phone: 08003684850/Fax: 02070800480
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Note: The Authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=86571
Note: The Authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=93789
The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.