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Tender description

The Council wishes to establish a framework agreement for the provision of direct payment support services to provide a range of support to Birmingham citizens using direct payments, such as:

• ongoing advice and support

• advising citizens of client contributions

• personal care assistant recruitment

• managed accounts – managing citizen’s direct payment where they are unable to do so

• payroll and HMRC services

• arranging carer and personal assistant insurance

• arrange DBS checks.

The service will be provided to citizens assessed as being eligible for social care services who choose to take all or part of their personal budget as a direct payment, and for citizens who require support to manage direct payments.

Legal, economic, financial and technical information

Contract performance conditions
Details will be provided in tender documentation.
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES
List and brief description of conditions
Details will be provided in tender documentation.

Procedure

Conditions for opening of tenders

2020-08-12

12:00

Type of contest
Open
Date
2020-08-12
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
Yes
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

3

Does not exceed 4 years

Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
EN
Local time
12:00

Complementary information

Review body

High Court of Justice

Royal Courts of Justice, Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

+44 2079477882

Additional information
The framework agreement will be available for use by Birmingham’s Children’s Trust and Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disability. The process also allows for the local authority to work with the Clinical Commissioning Groups across Birmingham (Birmingham and Solihull CCG and Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG) in order to extend these arrangements to Personal Health Budget recipients. Please note that this is for new referrals only. Existing direct payment recipients will continue to be supported by the current direct payment support provider unless the citizen requests to change provider, the Council ends its contractual arrangement with a provider, or a provider serves notice against its contract with the Council. The framework agreement will be awarded up to a maximum of three providers The framework agreement will last for four (4) years. The Council will be using its free to use e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and potential suppliers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. If you wish to express an interest in this opportunity please click on the following link to access https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register. You will then be sent details on how to log on which will enable you to download all relevant Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation. If you are unable to register with In-tend or have any questions or problems on how to use this web site please either email us at: [email protected] or call CPS Helpdesk on 0121 464 8000. Your completed tender submission should be returned by noon on 12 August 2020 via the ‘in-tend’ system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures
YES
This is a recurrent procurement
Yes
Date of dispatch of this notice
2020-07-10 Main CPV code 85000000

Bidding information

Bidding deadline

12 Aug 2020

0 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 2.4 million

Locations

United Kingdom, Birmingham

LOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TENDER

Value

GBP 2.4 million

To provide a range of support to Birmingham citizens using direct payments, such as:

• ongoing advice and support

• advising citizens of client contributions

• personal care assistant recruitment.

To provide a range of support to Birmingham citizens using direct payments, such as:

• managed accounts – managing citizen’s direct payment where they are unable to do so

• payroll and HMRC services

• arranging carer and personal assistant insurance

• arrange DBS checks.

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