UK-Southend-on-Sea: Health and social work services.

UK-Southend-on-Sea: Health and social work services.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ER, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1702534026, Fax. +44 1702215110, Email:
Contact: Corporate Procurement
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKH31
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

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 - 1
II.1.1) Title: Teenage Parent Support Service
Reference number: YPSS/2018
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85000000 - Health and social work services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: WORKS
II.1.4) Short description:
The contract will require the successful supplier to provide supported housing accommodation for young parents (up to the age of 19) and their children, with the capacity to provide approximately 10 units of accommodation.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are gauging market interest in this service. The current provider owns the accommodation and would not lease the building to other provider(s).
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 600,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The objective of the service will be to achieve the following outcomes:
•To provide varying options of support that empower young parents, including mediation, floating support and the prevention of homelessness;
•Increase multi agency approach to support teenage parents including specialist supports services, such as Family Nurse Partnership (if applicable);
•Align the service to achieve the outcomes of A Better Start Southend;
•To enable teenage parents to develop appropriate skills as parents and engage in education, training and employment in the long term;
•Deliver services focussed on supporting vulnerable children including Looked After Children (LAC), with Protection Plans or in Need;
•Deliver services focused on empowering teenage fathers to achieve better outcomes for themselves and their children.

The maximum contract value is £96,663 per annum and there is likely to be TUPE transfer and the current cost for staff are roughly £78,000 per year.
II.2.14) Additional information
If you are interested in this potential opportunity, please email quoting YPSS/2018 by 5:00pm on 23rd August 2018. If there is interest, an Open Tender procedure may be adopted. If there is no interest expressed or request to participate, the Council will use regulation 32 of the PCR (2015) to award a contract to the current provider for a maximum period of 3years.

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - NO

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
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VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 09/08/2018