Estuary Housing Association: Framework Agreement for the Supply of Specialist As and When Staffing

  Estuary Housing Association is using Delta eSourcing to run this tender exercise

Notice Summary
Title: Framework Agreement for the Supply of Specialist As and When Staffing
Notice type: Social and Other Specific Services - Public Contracts
Authority: Estuary Housing Association
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Not applicable
Short Description:
Published: 24/09/2019 16:45

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UK-Southend-On-Sea: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff.
Preliminary Questions
   This notice is for Prior information notice: No
   This notice is for Contract notice: Yes
   This notice is for Contract award notice: No
         
Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
       Estuary Housing Association
       www.estuary.co.uk, Maitland House, Southend-On-Sea, SS1 2JY, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 3045000, Fax. +44 1702616716, Email: andy.salter@estuary.co.uk
       Contact: Andy Salter
       Main Address: www.estuary.co.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.estuary.co.uk
       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       
   The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:              
         https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Southend-On-Sea:-Supply-services-of-personnel-including-temporary-staff./6DR3P986T4
   Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address    
   Tenders or requests to participate must be sent:          
         to the abovementioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority    
   Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:    
   Other activity: Community Support Services, Social Housing, Adult Health and Social Care

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   II.1.1) Title: Framework Agreement for the Supply of Specialist As and When Staffing          
         Reference number: EHA-SHC-2019          
   II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:       
      79620000 - Supply services of personnel including temporary staff.
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICE

   II.1.4) Short description:
   Framework agreement to supply specialist As and When staffing.
The staff are required to provide ‘as and when’ support and care to service users in: their own homes (2 geographical locations); 3 nursing homes; 5 registered care homes and 7 supported living projects.
Staff will be required to cover defined hours of work (24-hour shift patterns) in the absence of a permanent worker or an in house ‘bank’ worker being available.

This may be:

1. Planned (with at least 7 days’ notice) e.g. a vacancy, annual leave or training
2. Unplanned (with less than 7 days’ notice) e.g. short notice shift cancellation or sickness (with only hours’ notice).

The staff will be required to be suitably qualified and experienced support workers or nurses.          
   II.1.5) Estimated total value:       
      Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 4,000,000 - Currency : GBP
   II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No

   II.2) Lot Description          
   II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):       
      98513300 - Temporary staff for households.          
      79624000 - Supply services of nursing personnel.       
   II.2.3) Place of performance:       
      Region Codes:               
         UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea
   II.2.4) Description of the procurement:       
      Framework agreement to supply specialist As and When staffing.

Contract term will be for 24 months with a possible extension of two x twelve month periods.
Minimum number of suppliers invited to the framework will be 3, maximum number will be 6.

The staff are required to provide ‘as and when’ support and care to service users in:
a) their own homes (2 geographical locations);
b) 3 nursing homes;
c) 5 registered care homes
d) 7 supported living projects.

Staff will be required to cover defined hours of work (24-hour shift patterns) in the absence of a permanent worker or an in house ‘bank’ worker being available.

This may be but not limited to:

1. Planned (with at least 7 days’ notice) e.g. a vacancy, annual leave or training
2. Unplanned (with less than 7 days’ notice) e.g. short notice shift cancellation or sickness (with only hours’ notice).

The staff must be suitably qualified and experienced support workers and or nurses.    
   II.2.6) Estimate value
      Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 4,000,000 - currency : GBP        
   II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement                    
      Duration in months - 24    
   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       
      Not Provided
   
   
Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information

III.1) Conditions for participation
   III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation    
      List and brief description of rules and criteria:
         Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.            

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
   III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
         Not Provided    
   III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided        
      
Section IV: Procedure   

IV.1) Description   
   IV.1.1) Type of procedure             
         Not Provided             
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system          
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement                    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:                
            Not Provided    
   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: Not Provided    
   IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest          
         Date - 18/10/2019 Local Time - 15:00       
   IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:       
         English               

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:       
   For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Southend-On-Sea:-Supply-services-of-personnel-including-temporary-staff./6DR3P986T4

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/6DR3P986T4
GO-2019924-PRO-15394237 TKR-2019924-PRO-15394236              
VI.4) Procedures For Appeal
   VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures:
       Estuary Housing Association
       www.estuary.co.uk, Warrior Square, Southend-On-Sea, SS1 2JY, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 3005000
       Internet address: www.estuary.co.uk       
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
      Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:                
         Not Provided    

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 24/09/2019






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