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Southend-on-Sea Borough Council: Provision of 21st Century Children's Centre Services

  Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has published this notice through Delta eSourcing

Notice Summary
Title: Provision of 21st Century Children's Centre Services
Notice type: Social and Other Specific Services - Public Contracts
Authority: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Open
Short Description:
Published: 17/10/2016 09:53

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UK-Southend-on-Sea: Health and social work services.
Preliminary Questions
   This notice is for Prior information notice: No
   This notice is for Contract notice: No
   This notice is for Contract award notice: Yes
         
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: procurement@southend.gov.uk
       Contact: Corporate Procurement
       Main Address: https://procurement.southend.gov.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.southend.gov.uk
       NUTS Code: UKH31
      Specifications and additional documents: ANNEX A.II
      
I.2) Joint procurement:
   The contract involves joint procurement: No.
   The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

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: Provision of 21st Century Children's Centre Services          
         Reference number: AA4K-UX3C8R          
   II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:       
      85000000 - Health and social work services.
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICE

   II.1.4) Short description:
   Southend-on-Sea Borough Council invites expressions of interest from suitably experienced and qualified service providers capable of providing high quality Children's Centre services for families and children throughout the borough of Southend.          
   
   II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No           
   II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)       
      Value : 2,986,381.74 Currency : GBP    

   II.2) Lot Description          
   II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):       
      80110000 - Pre-school education services.          
      80000000 - Education and training services.          
      85320000 - Social services.          
      85300000 - Social work and related services.          
      85310000 - Social work services.          
      85321000 - Administrative social services.          
      98000000 - Other community, social and personal services.          
      85323000 - Community health services.       
   II.2.3) Place of performance:       
      Region Codes:               
         UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea
   II.2.4) Description of the procurement:       
      Southend has nine children’s centres currently managed as a commissioned service to nine different providers.

We are looking to procure a new single delivery model which would aim to:
•Increase efficiency through joined up leadership and management and a single performance management rather than 9.
•Develop a strong single leadership and management platform to allow budgetary integration.
•Maintain strong service delivery for families whilst providing scope for improvement
•Provide opportunities to jointly bid for outside funding and a sustainable delivery model

The successful Provider will work co-operatively and pro-actively with partner organisations to deliver a full range of Children's Centre services in line with the Children's Centre Statutory Guidance. They will provide high quality local services which are economically effective and have a positive impact on children, young people and families.
   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          
      Southend-on-Sea Borough Council welcomes submissions from all organisational types, including the Third Sector and Charitable Trusts.

The annual contract value will be capped at a maximum of no more than £1,039,000 for 2016/17.    
   
      
Section IV: Procedure   

IV.1) Description   
   IV.1.1) Type of procedure              
         Open procedure                               
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system                
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO           
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
         An electronic auction will be used - Not Provided          
   IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
         The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - Not Provided
IV.2) Administrative information       
   IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure    
   Notice number in OJEU: 2016/S 104 - 185692    
   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
         The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice - No

Section V: Award of Contract
   
Award of Contract : 1
   Contract No:       
   Title:
   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes
V.2) Award of contract:
   V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 01/08/2016    
   V.2.2) Information about tenders
      Number of tenders received: 1       
      Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided (SME – as defined in Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC)
      Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided       
      Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided       
      Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1       
      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators No
   V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor       
      Name and address of the contractor No. 1
       Family Action
       24 Angel Gate, City Road, London, EC1V 2PT, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 2072546251
       NUTS Code: UKH31
      The contractor is an SME : No       
   V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)   
      Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 3,117,000 - Currency: GBP       
      Total value of the contract/lot: 2,986,381.74 - Currency: GBP       
   V.2.5) Information about subcontracting       
      The contract is likely to be subcontracted
      Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties             
      Proportion: 10.0 %                
      Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:          
         Pre-school Learning Alliance (PSLA) will be delivering the EYFS element of service delivery across the nine centres and will contribute to the promotion of school readiness within this work.    

Section VI: Complementary Information    
VI.3) Additional Information:       
   To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.paessex.gov.uk/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=223301785
GO-20161017-PRO-8959671 TKR-20161017-PRO-8959670              
VI.4) Procedures For Appeal
   VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures:
       High Court
       Royal Court of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom       
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
      Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:                
         Not Provided    

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 17/10/2016






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