HPFT - 03/21 - Provision of Enablement at Home Floating Support Services

A Tender Notice

Find a Tender
Framework (Services)
3 year
22 Mar 2021
To 20 Apr 2025 (est.)
07 May 2021 11:00




Geochart for 3 buyers and 0 suppliers


Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust is currently out to procurement for the Provision of Enablement at Home Floating Support Services.

Lot Division

1 Enablement at Home - Standard
2 Enablement at Home - Enhanced
3 East and North Hertfordshire
4 West Hertfordshire

Renewal Options

The Council will review its options towards the end of the Framework Agreement Period Option to extend for up to three (3) further years

CPV Codes

  • 85000000 - Health and social work services


  • Bids should cover one or more lots.
  • Bids should cover the whole contract.
  • Options are available.
  • Renewals are available.
  • Award on basis of price and quality.

Other Information

Further information in regards to this opportunity can be found in II.2.4 and VI.3 below. Organisations wishing to take part in this project are invited to "express interest" which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system. Please see VI.3 below for further information. The deadline for Expressions of Interest is 7th May 2021To be considered as a Bidder you must complete and submit a Bid by the deadline of 12:00 Noon on 7th May 2021 Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust (HPFT) is setting up a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services and is seeking bids from organisations who want to provide these Services in future and who:• Are committed to delivering enabling, risk positive, outcome-focused services• Will work in a ‘Connected Lives’ way – helping people to connect to technology, networks, communities and other sources of support• Consider how sharing/pooling hours can reduce the level of 1:1 hours a service user would otherwise have in a different setting, provided that it still meets the individual needs and preferences of each person.• Will proactively manage demand and deliver innovative approaches• Are progressive and forward looking, wanting to expand and grow• Will work in partnership with HPFT and community organisations• Will commit to becoming a member of Herts Care Providers AssociationThe aim of this tender is to put in place a Framework Agreement for Enablement at Home services that will enable the commissioning of those services as effectively as possible.TUPE may apply to any resultant Call-Off Contract Please note that the Framework Agreement requirements will be subject to available financial resources, supplier performance and flexibility to meet changing demands.Organisations should be aware that due to the nature of the Services provided, any Framework Agreement formed as a result of this procurement process shall be executed as a deed. Organisations should seek independent legal advice on the implications of this prior to submitting their bid, where appropriate.To access this procurement opportunity please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the on-screen guidance. In accordance with Regulation 53 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Council's procurement documents are available within the e-Tendering system.This is a one stage procurement process. Therefore, if you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a tender by the specified closing date and time. Tender submissions cannot be uploaded after this return deadline.Any clarifications regarding this opportunity must be raised through Correspondence area in the eTendering system.If you are experiencing problems In-Tend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK support desk which can be contacted via email: support@in-tend.co.uk or Telephone: +44 1144070065 for any website/technical questions, Monday to Friday, 8:30-17:00.HPFT reserves the right at any time to cease the procurement process and not award a Framework Agreement or to award only part of the opportunity described in this notice. If HPFT take up this right, then they will not be responsible for or pay the expenses or losses, which may be incurred by any organisation or tenderer as a result.HPFT undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to HPFT's obligations under the law including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the organisation considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. HPFT will then endeavour to consult with the applicant about such sensitive information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request.HPFT reserves the right to carry out additional financial checks on all organisations bidding for this opportunity at any time during the procurement process. This is to ensure that they continue to meet HPFT's requirements and remain financially viable to fulfil the requirements under the Framework Agreement