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 agency/office
I.5) Main activity:
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: Empowering and Supporting Families
Reference number: ESF/2018
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85000000 - Health and social work services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are gauging market interest in this service as the current service has a number of experienced volunteers who would not transfer over to the service so providers would need to have extensive trained volunteers who would be to provide the service from 1st April 2019. The maximum contract value is £104,500 per annum and there is likely to be TUPE transfer and current staff costs are roughly £62,000.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 313,500 - 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:
Develop a large number of specialist community volunteers to: Support families where children are identified as Children In Need or with Child Protection Plans to develop the confidence and skills required to self-manage and help their families to thrive /Support those families to develop parenting skills which support improved outcomes for their children/ Enhance offer given by The Council’s Early Help Family Support & YOS service for families and children /Offer families support to enable families to ‘step down’ from Social Care, when appropriate due to a reduction of need and harm /Support the Council re-unification of children with their families /Evaluate the impact of this service on families /Offer long term volunteer support to families with de-escalating needs to embed long term changes which benefit children and families /Use community knowledge, to advise and develop innovative schemes that are part of the Council’s Early Intervention and Prevention offer
II.2.14) Additional information
If you are interested in this potential opportunity, please email quoting ESF/2018 by 5:00pm on12th September 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: 29/08/2018