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Disclosure Services Officers recruitment number: FOI release

Published: 6 Nov 2020

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
6 Nov 2020
Disclosure Services Officers recruitment number: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000087348
Date received: 11 Sep 2020
Date responded: 2 Oct 2020
Information requested

You asked for: From your 2019 A3 Disclosure Services Officer recruitment campaign, can you provide the following :

  • The number of disclosure service officers recruited (specifically DSO rather DIO and Application Processing Officers)
  • The number fully competent (fully trained) as disclosure service officers
  • The number successful concluding their probationary period
Response

I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested.

From your 2019 A3 Disclosure Services Officer recruitment campaign, can you provide the following:

The number of disclosure service officers recruited (specifically DSO rather DIO and Application Processing Officers)
We recruited 54 Disclosure Services Officers. 45 of the successful candidates took up the post.

The number fully competent (fully trained) as disclosure service officers
45 were fully trained as disclosure service officers.

The number successful concluding their probationary period
45 completed their probation.

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