Newcastle City Council is seeking to put in place a Flexible Procurement Agreement (the Contract) which covers the provision of unregulated support and accommodation services to young people leaving care aged from 16-17 years, up to their 18th birthday, identified by the Council as requiring supported accommodation. The young people for whom this service is targeted towards may be looked after children or leaving care, or young people on the edge of care. Generally the placements will be planned, however on occasion it may include short-term emergency accommodation and support. The Contract comprises three Lots as follows: Lot 1 - Multi-occupancy accommodation with 24 Hour support, 7 days a week Lot 2 - Dispersed accommodation (solo units) with one-to-one 24 Hour support, 7 days a week Lot 3 - Dispersed accommodation (solo units) with 5 hours floating support each week (with additional support hours purchased depending on the young person's needs) The Flexible Procurement Agreement (the Contract) between Newcastle City Council and the Provider is for a two year period commencing 1 December 2018 until 30 November 2020 with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month extension subject to contract performance, unless terminated earlier in accordance with the provisions of the Contract. The Flexible Procurement Agreement (the Contract) will be opened again at the start of Year 2 for a fixed duration, to be confirmed, to allow new Providers to join the Flexible Procurement Agreement (the Contract) or to bring on new Settings. We reserve the right to open more frequently depending on market requirements. Submission Checklist You should ensure that you have carried out the following tasks before submitting a bid:- 1) You have read and understood the specification and the terms and conditions; 2) You have completed and submitted Schedule 3 Form of Tender (including confirmation of your acceptance of the Pricing Schedule (Appendix to Form of Tender) 3) You have completed and submitted Schedule 4 Certificate of Non-Collusion and Non-Canvassing 4) You have completed and submitted Schedule 5 Tender Response Form 5) You have signed and submitted Schedule 6 Selection Questionnaire (SQ) 6) You have completed and submitted Schedule 7 Emergency Placements - Out of Hours and Key Contacts Schedule
Contract value: 50000-4181216
Published: 2 Aug 2018, Receipt by: 4 Sep 2018
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