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Information relating to a Client Manager job vacancy: FOI release

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

FOI Reference: FOI/202400409710
Date received: 12 April 2024
Date responded: 7 May 2024

Information Requested

With relation to a recent Glasgow Client Manager job vacancy, you asked for information on:

Request for information 1: The number of applicants.

Request for information 2: How many were progressed to interview.

Request for information 3: What percentages of these groups had identified as having a disability.


Request for information 1:

The total number of applications received for the Glasgow Client Manager role was 1047.

Request for information 2:

213 candidates progressed to interview stage.

Request for information 3:

Social Security Scotland is a Disability Confident employer and are recognised as providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process.

As part of the process, all candidates have a choice as to whether or not they disclose personal information on a disability. However, to assist, we have interpreted your request to be for the percentage of candidates at both the application and interview stages who identified themselves to be eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme (DCS)

12% or 126 candidates identified that they were eligible under DCS at initial application stage.

14% or 29 of these candidates were invited to interview.

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