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Title: Staying Well - Vicarious Trauma Counselling Service for Staff
Published by: North Ayrshire Council
Publication Date: 24/04/2018
Deadline Date: 08/05/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value)
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: North Ayrshire Council requires a mandatory ‘staying well’ counselling service for staff delivering the Moving Forward Making Changes and Caledonian programmes and for the Women’s and Children’s Service Workers for the Caledonian System.
This includes a staff total of 6 programme facilitators and 4 Women and Childrens Service Workers.
Service provider to deliver individual counselling sessions that will reflect on the individuals personal safety plan. This should involve discussion about their personal safety plan at every session.
CPV: 85312300.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

North Ayrshire Council

Cunninghame House, Friars Croft

Irvine

KA12 8EE

UK

Telephone: +44 1294324354

E-mail: procurement@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Fax: +44 1294324054

NUTS: UKM93

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00337

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


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

Staying Well - Vicarious Trauma Counselling Service for Staff

Reference number: NAC/QQ/1198

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85312300

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

North Ayrshire Council requires a mandatory ‘staying well’ counselling service for staff delivering the Moving Forward Making Changes and Caledonian programmes and for the Women’s and Children’s Service Workers for the Caledonian System.

This includes a staff total of 6 programme facilitators and 4 Women and Childrens Service Workers.

Service provider to deliver individual counselling sessions that will reflect on the individuals personal safety plan. This should involve discussion about their personal safety plan at every session.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM63

UKM93

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

North Ayrshire Council requires a mandatory ‘staying well’ counselling service for staff delivering the Moving Forward Making Changes and Caledonian programmes and for the Women’s and Children’s Service Workers for the Caledonian System.

This includes a staff total of 6 programme facilitators and 4 Womens and Childrens Service Workers.

Service provider to deliver individual counselling sessions that will reflect on the individual’s personal safety plan. This should involve discussion about their personal safety plan at every session.

Service provider must deliver 3 sessions per year to the identified staff group of 10, amounting in a total of 30 sessions per year.

Service provider to lead 2 practice based group sessions with Caledonian Women and Childrens Service Workers. These sessions should have a brief agenda to structure discussion but also have flexibility to respond to the issues identified by the staff group.

Service provider to lead 2 practice based training sessions to a wider staff group (approximately 60 staff in total) across Ayrshire, supporting staff to understand vicarious trauma, how to identify warning signs and how to develop a ‘staying well’ plan which will increase resilience to vicarious trauma.

The expectation is that this contract would run between 28th May 2018 and 31st March 2019 with an option to extend for a further two years until 31st March 2021.

The service provider will not be expected to provide a venue for this service, this will be provided by the Partnership Delivery Team and Justice Social Work Staff at locations in Ayrshire convenient for staff.

As part of the contractual arrangement there will be no requirement for the holding, processing or storing of information assets in relation to the service provided on your company's computing and networking systems. If at any time this becomes a requirement this must be discussed with the Council and not undertaken until agreements related to the security of your computing and networking systems have been mutually agreed.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 50

Price / Weighting:  50

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 12

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

there is an option to extend annually for up to a further two years

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/05/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/05/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Either after the initial 1 years contract period of at the end of the two year extension.

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

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=540569.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:540569)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

North Ayrshire Council

Cunninghame House, Friars Croft

Irvine

KA12 8EE

UK

Telephone: +44 1294324354

E-mail: procurement@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Fax: +44 1294324054

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

24/04/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
02/05/2018 13:57ADDED FILE: Questions & Answers 02.05.2018

Questions & Answers 02.05.2018
Main Contact: procurement@north-ayrshire.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
311100CounsellingMedical

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
150Glasgow & Strathclyde

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02/05/2018 Questions & Answers 02.05.2018 Questions & Answers 02.05.201813.66 KB6

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