Staffordshire County Council wishes to invite tenders for the provision of housing support services across Contract Lots covering the County of Staffordshire. The services will provide floating support for socially excluded people who have an identified and assessed housing support need. For the purposes of this tendering exercise, the Services are divided into eleven (11) Contract Lots split into lower and higher intensity of support. It is the Council’s intention to award one contract in each of the Lots. Tenderers may tender for one (1) Contract Lot, but no more than six (6) from the lower intensity Contracts (Lots 1 to 8) and no more than two (2) from the higher intensity Contract Lots (Lots 9 to 11). The Lots are set out in the following table.
INTENSITY OF SUPPORT CONTRACT AREA
Lower Intensity The district of Cannock Chase
Lower Intensity The borough of East Staffordshire
Lower Intensity The district of Lichfield
Lower Intensity The district of Newcastle under Lyme
Lower Intensity The district of South Staffordshire
Lower Intensity The borough of Stafford
Lower Intensity The district of Staffordshire Moorlands
Lower Intensity The borough of Tamworth
Higher Intensity Cannock Chase, South Staffordshire and Stafford
Higher Intensity Lichfield, Tamworth and East Staffordshire
Higher Intensity Newcastle under Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands
The Council anticipates submissions which meets the strategic priority outcomes set out in the Strategic Plan ‘For your family, our community, and a prosperous Staffordshire’ 2012-2017.
The contract will commence from 13th January 2014 for an initial award period of 2 years with options to extend for up to a further 2 years.
The requirements of The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 have been considered.
TUPE may apply to these contracts.
Total Contract Value for all Lots: Approximately £1,658,169 per annum
The closing date for the return of the tender submission is 12pm by Friday 19th July 2013.