Single Lead Employer Service — Health Education England — North West

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Health Education England — North
3rd Floor Piccadilly Place
Manchester
M1 3BN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Simon Farr
E-mail: simon.farr@soeprocurement.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKD

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://hee.nhs.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Single Lead Employer Service — Health Education England — North West

Reference number: NHS/SoEPS/17.390
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS South of England Procurement Services, acting on behalf of Health Education England (the Commissioner) is commencing a tender for the delivery of a single Lead Employer Service for doctors and dentists in training working across the North West. The Single Lead Employer Service is for trainee doctors, dentists and other trainees working in the following programmes:

— General Practice (GP) – this is a 3 year programme which currently has approximately 1375 trainees.

— Specialty Training – There are 62 specialties which are grouped into 14 Schools which currently have approximately 3850 trainees in total.

— Dentistry – There are a variety of dental programmes which range between 1 and 5 years which currently include approximately 260 trainees.

The objective of this procurement is to appoint a single lead employer to provide comprehensive employment and human resource services across the North West of England as specified in the ITT specification.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 8 600 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS South of England Procurement Services, acting on behalf of Health Education England (the Commissioner) is commencing a tender for the delivery of a single Lead Employer Service for doctors and dentists in training working across the North West.

HEE NW is responsible for approximately 7 150 medical and dental trainees as detailed below. The Lead Employer Service is for trainee doctors, dentists and other trainees working in the following programmes:

— General Practice (GP) – this is a 3 year programme which currently has approximately 1 375 trainees.

— Specialty Training – There are 62 specialties which are grouped into 14 Schools which currently have approximately 3850 trainees in total.

— Dentistry – There are a variety of dental programmes which range between 1 and 5 years which currently include approximately 260 trainees.

The objective of this procurement is to appoint a single lead employer to provide comprehensive employment and human resource services across the North West of England as specified in the ITT specification. The key responsibilities of the provider will include Pre-Employment checks, employ trainees and issue contracts, day to day management of employment issues and payroll and recharge.

The Commissioner is offering a three year contract with an optional extension of 12 months (at the discretion of the Contracting Authority.) The Contracting Authority is offering an annual year on year contract value based on a maximum of 400 GBP per trainee per annum plus OH service costs on the basis of circa 5 375 Specialty, GP and Dental Trainees per year.

Please access the ITT documents at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 8 600 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2021
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 11/06/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS South of England Procurement Services
36-38 Friars Walk
Lewes
BN7 2PB
United Kingdom

Internet address: https://soeprocurement.nhs.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/05/2018