Services - 579038-2019

06/12/2019    S236

United Kingdom-Newport: Social work services without accommodation

2019/S 236-579038

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Isle of Wight Council
Postal address: County Hall, High Street
Town: Newport
NUTS code: UKJ34 Isle of Wight
Postal code: PO30 1UD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Hayley Holden
Telephone: +44 1983821000
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Dynamic Purchasing System — Care for Adults with Learning Disabilities in Supported Living Accommodation

Reference number: DN450766
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85312000 Social work services without accommodation
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The authority is seeking to establish a dynamic purchasing system for the provision of care and support services for adults living in tenanted supported accommodation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 800 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ34 Isle of Wight
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Please note: this DPS was originally established within the Adam DPS system and has been transferred in to the Council's e-tendering system — ProContract. If you have already been appointed on to the care for adults with learning disabilities in supported living accommodation DPS then you do not need to reapply.

The DPS was originally operated using hosted by Adam. The use of to utilise the dynamic purchasing system ended on 30.11.2019 and the Council has transferred the operation of the DPS in to its e-tendering system — ProContract.

The DPS is to procure care and support for a person with eligible care needs who lives in tenanted supported accommodation. The individual is personally responsible for funding their accommodation. The DPS will place a strong emphasis on outcomes, so that a person's needs and aspirations can be met.

The DPS is being established to enable greater choice, flexibility and personalisation for adults needing services, as well as to drive improvements in quality in the market. It is a key priority of the Council to protect the most vulnerable by taking a person-centred approach, helping residents on the island to enjoy a good quality of life and supporting people to live as independently as they can in their own communities wherever possible. Potential suppliers will first be required to go through an accreditation and enrolment process which sets out the minimum quality standards required to join the DPS. If successful in meeting these minimum standards, the supplier will be enrolled on to the DPS system and will be able to start offering to deliver supported living services for adults.

Service agreements raised under the DPS can commence at any time during the lifetime of the DPS. Suppliers can join the DPS at any time throughout its lifetime.

The DPS will be used as the mechanism through which the Council will procure care and support services for adults living in supported accommodation.

The DPS is to go live on 16.10.2017 and will operate for a period of 48 months with the option to extend for a further period of up to 24 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality criterion — name: supplier quality score / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality criterion — name: attributes / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality criterion — name: outcome statements / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 7 800 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

48 (with an option to extend for a further 24).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

There will be the option to extend the DPS for up to a further 24 months, at the sole discretion of the Council.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 178-364704
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/10/2023
Local time: 23:55
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2000 which came into force on 1.1.2005 applies to the authority. If any tenderer considers that any information supplied by them is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity specified. In such cases the relevant material will, in response to FOI requests, be examined in light of exemptions provided for in this act. The contract(s) shall be made in English and according to English Law and subject to the jurisdiction of the English Courts. Any values set out herein are indicative are indicative and are given for the whole potential DPS period including the possible extension period and the Authority does not guarantee any volumes of business.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court of England and Wales Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477882
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Isle of Wight Council
Postal address: County Hall, High Street, Newport
Town: Isle of Wight
Postal code: PO30 1UD
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1983821000
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: