Services - 406366-2016

18/11/2016    S223    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Manchester: Health and social work services

2016/S 223-406366

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: Ofsted
Postal address: Piccadilly Gate, 2 Store Street
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UKD3
Postal code: M1 2WD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Leslee Draper
E-mail: Info-Contracts@Ofsted.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofsted

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofsted

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: info-contracts@ofsted.gov.uk
Postal address: Piccadilly Gate, 2 Store Street
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UKD3
Postal code: M18 8LZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Leslee Draper
E-mail: Info-contracts@ofsted.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofsted

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofsted

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people, and services providing education and skills for learners of all ages

Section II: Object

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

Health Advice for Childcare Provider Applications.

Reference number: CON 0538
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000 - LA52 - LA22
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Ofsted require a service to provide health advice to inform its decision on applications from those who wish to provide, or manage, childcare or children's social care across England. The supplier will be required to provide recommendations on applicants suitability to register for the role following the consideration of declared medical conditions.

This will include referrals for non-complex and complex mental and physical health conditions and may require further medical evidence and specialist reports or face to face consultations in order to provide a recommendation to Ofsted.

Ofsted will require the use of E-Systems, such as secure portals, that will be accessed by applicants and provide Ofsted with transparent case tracking.

The estimated total value on this contract is based on the anticipated spend of 250 000 GBP per year.

The contract will be for an initial 3 year period with possible extensions up to a further 2 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 250 000.00 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)
85141220
85147000
85148000
85141000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

It is anticipated as a largely on-line service but applicants could live in any locations across England. Ofsted would expect a face to face appointment to be within reasonable distance to travel.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Ofsted require a health advice service to inform its decision on applications from those who wish to provide, or manage, childcare or children's social care across England. The supplier will be required to provide recommendations on applicants suitability to register for the role. This will involve the consideration of referrals from those with declared non-complex and complex mental and physical health conditions. It may require further medical evidence and specialist reports or face to face consultations in order to provide a recommendation to Ofsted.

Face to face consultations, where appropriate will need to be conducted within reasonable travel distance to applicants homes.

Ofsted will require the use of E-Systems, such as secure portals, that will be accessed by applicants and provide Ofsted with transparent case tracking.

Ofsted plan to publish the publish the ‘call to competition’ by mid January 2017.

II.2.14)Additional information

Ofsted are looking to provide a supplier briefing event in December 2016 to suppliers that register an interest in this tender.

You may register your interest by emailing info-contracts@ofsted.gov.uk

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
10/01/2017

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:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/11/2016