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Notice Details

Title: The Provision of Community Based Housing Support Service - Homelessness
Published by: Scottish Borders Council
Publication Date: 09/02/2018
Deadline Date: 16/03/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 21 Social and other Specific Services - Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Scottish Borders Council are tendering for the provision of a Community based Housing Support Service which will assist people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness and in identified housing need.
CPV: 85000000, 85000000.

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Borders Council

Council Headquarters

Newtown St Boswells

TD6 0SA

UK

Contact person: Anna Penman

Telephone: +44 1835824000

E-mail: Procurement@scotborders.gov.uk

Fax: +44 1835825150

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.scotborders.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00394

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/web/login.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/web/login.html


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

The Provision of Community Based Housing Support Service - Homelessness

Reference number: SBC/CPS/1479

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Scottish Borders Council are tendering for the provision of a Community based Housing Support Service which will assist people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness and in identified housing need.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM91

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Scottish Borders Council Homelessness and Financial Support provide information, advice and assistance to households who are homeless or at risk of losing their accommodation. Homelessness and Financial Support includes the following teams: Homelessness Case Officers; Housing Management; and Housing Support.

Short term Housing Support Services can be defined as services which aim to develop a service user’s capacity to maintain and sustain a tenancy following the completion of an agreed programme of support. Support will be provided to service users who have been assessed by the Council to be in need of short term housing support services in accordance with the Housing Support Services (Homelessness) (Scotland) Regulations 2012 and Section 32B of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 inserted by Housing (Scotland) Act 2010).

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

Duration in months: 48

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

It is considered that this service is covered by the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 under the "light touch" Regime.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

4A.2–It is a requirement of this procurement that bidders are

- Registered with and must maintain the necessary registration with the Care Inspectorate, for Housing Support Service, for the life of the contract.

- All personnel who will be employed and volunteers used to deliver this contract are PVG registered.

- staff (when required) will be SSSC registered.

4B.5–Insurance - It is a requirement of this contract that Economic operators hold, or can commit to obtain:

- Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10,000,000GBP for each and every claim

- Public Liability Insurance = 10,000,000GBP for each and every claim

4B.6–Accounts-Published financial statements may be used in order to undertake an evaluation of the financial affairs of an organisation.

There will be no statements and questions used for section C or D of Part IV of the ESPD (Scotland).

More detail is available in the additional information on PCStender website.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Scottish Borders Council is committed to maximising community benefits from its procurement activities. Under this procurement, the provider and its supply chain will be required to actively participate in the achievement of the authorities’ social and economic objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social, economic and environmental considerations.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.10) Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: (URL)

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/Procurement

IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

This procurement is based on the most economically advantageous tender (MEAT) on the bases of best price-quality ratio, where price is 20% and quality is 80%. Please see PCStender for further information.

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2017/S 243-507611

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

Date: 16/03/2018

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

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 buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9995. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:529346)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Borders Council

Council Headquarters

Newtown St Boswells

TD6 0SA

UK

Telephone: +44 1835824000

E-mail: procurement@scotborders.gov.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.scotborders.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

07/02/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
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Main Contact: Procurement@scotborders.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
321000Adults and Older Peoples ServicesSocial Community Care Supplies and Services 
329999other Social Community Care Supplies and ServicesSocial Community Care Supplies and Services 

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
170Scotland South

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