Fair Start Scotland evaluation report 2: participant phone survey - November 2019

Part of a series on the evaluation of Fair Start Scotland employability services. It presents more detailed findings from a representative telephone survey of FSS participants and explores their experiences in the first year of service delivery (Apr 18 to Mar 19).


1. Scotland's Devolved Employment Services (Experimental Statistics), Scottish Government

2. Proportions not reported due to small base size (19)

3. For participants with higher levels of needs, providers should also provider Job And Task Analysis and deliver tailored support for the participant's needs in accordance with their job analysis.

4. https://www.gov.scot/publications/creating-fairer-scotland-new-future-employability-support-scotland/pages/3/

5. Proportion includes those who said they did any paid work in the seven days prior to interview, in addition to those said they were working for an employer or self-employed.

6. https://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN06838/SN06838.pdf

7. More information about the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scales can be found at: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/med/research/platform/wemwbs/

8. Population norms based on Health Survey for England 2011 data available here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/med/research/platform/wemwbs/using/howto/wemwbs_population_norms_in_health_survey_for_england_data_2011.pdf


Email: kirstie.corbett@gov.scot

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