Locality based integrated services for 0-19 years ( 25 years SEND)

A Prior Information Notice

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Future Contract (Services)
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01 Sep 2021
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The Provider will be required to lead and coordinate the integrated delivery of the children's public health service in the Wakefield area in partnership with other agencies. This should build on the programme of integration across the children's system to achieve better outcomes for children and families as described in Wakefield Council's strategic ambition as follows: 'Our vision is for children and young people to tell us they are happy, healthy and safe, thriving in communities where families and services work together to help them to achieve their potential and dreams' The contract will reflect that vision with the requirement to deliver locality based integrated services for children aged 0-19 years ( 25 years SEND). The successful Provider must be committed to making this vision a reality for local parents to be, babies, children, young peoples, parents and carers.

Total Quantity or Scope

Light touch based on Competitive procedure with negotiation

CPV Codes

  • 85323000 - Community health services


Other Information

Wakefield Council is issuing this Prior Information Notice to inform the market of this upcoming tender opportunity. The anticipate contract duration is for an initial period of 5 years, with the potential for one or more contract extensions of up to a further 5 years in total. The estimated value of the contract is circa £7.1m per year, with an overall contract value across the initial 5 years of potentially £35.5m. The Contracting Authority anticipates undertaking a "light touch" procurement under Regulation 74 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 that draws on elements of the competitive procurement with negotiation. It is anticipated that the procurement will commence in November 2021 to enable a contract to be awarded by May 2022. Service commencement is anticipated 1st October 2022. It is expected that TUPE will apply. As part of the selection stage (SQ), bidders will be asked to submit two case studies that demonstrate previous experience in the areas requested by the Contracting Authority. The case studies must be certified by the commissioner of those services and these certificates must be submitted as part of a provider's SQ response. More information on the key areas of focus will be outlined in the SQ document. Providers will be invited to attend a Bidders event early November (after the tender is published), which will be an opportunity to understand more about the Contracting Authority's requirements, find out more about the procurement process and to ask questions. Further details and registration information will be outlined in the Read Me First document which will be published with the SQ. Interested providers are asked to register on the Council's new e-tendering portal YORtender at https://yortender.eu-supply.com to ensure that an alert is sent to you when the opportunity is published. Interested providers should ensure that they register by no later than 15th October 2021.