Recruitment of Health Science Lecturer

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Dear South Eastern Regional College,
I seek answers to the following questions under the UK Freedom of Information Act concerning the recruitment of Health Science lecturer.

1. How many external applications have been received, indicate applicants age/gender.

2. How many internal applications have been received, indicate applicant age/gender

3. Please explain precisely why there appears to be a considerable delay in short listing candidates for interview? The post was advertised in June this year.

4. Will short listing be completed at all?

5. When will applicants be notified of the outcome of their applications?

Yours faithfully,

Robert Andrews

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Sian Harvey, South Eastern Regional College

Dear Robert

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received by the College
on 5th November 2014.

 

In compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (2000) we will respond
to within 20 working days.  You will receive a response to your request no
later than 3rd December 2014.

 

Your sincerely

 

Sian

 

Siân Harvey

Records Manager

SERC, Bangor Campus (A14)

Castle Park Road

Bangor

BT20 4TD

Tel: (028) 9127 6600  Ext: 2862  DD: (028) 9127 6862  Web:
[1]www.serc.ac.uk

 

 

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Sian Harvey, South Eastern Regional College

Dear Robert

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received by the College
on 5^th November 2014 within which you asked for the following
information:

 

1)    How many external applications have been received, indicate
applicants age/gender.

2)    How many internal applications have been received, indicate
applicant age/gender

3)    Please explain precisely why there appears to be a considerable
delay in short listing candidates for interview? The post was advertised
in June this year.

4)    Will short listing be completed at all?

5)    When will applicants be notified of the outcome of their
applications?

 

We have dealt with your request in accordance with your ‘right to know’
under section 1(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), which
entitles you to be provided with a copy of any information ‘held’ by a
public authority, unless an appropriate exemption applies.

 

Under Section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act (2000) the College
can confirm that it holds the information you have requested.  The
responses have been provided below.

 

1)    How many external applications have been received, indicate
applicants age/gender.

The College received 14 external applications comprising of 10 female and
4 male.

The candidates fall into the following age brackets.  Please note, one
applicant did not provide a date of birth.

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Age bracket | Number of applicants |
|--------------------------------+---------------------------------------|
| 25-34 | 6 |
|--------------------------------+---------------------------------------|
| 35-44 | 3 |
|--------------------------------+---------------------------------------|
| 45-54 | 2 |
|--------------------------------+---------------------------------------|
| 55-64 | 2 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

2)    How many internal applications have been received, indicate
applicant age/gender

The College received no internal applications.

 

3)    Please explain precisely why there appears to be a considerable
delay in short listing candidates for interview? The post was advertised
in June this year.

The post closed on Friday 27^th June 2014. All post advertised at this
time are held for shortlisting in mid-August following the return of
academic staff from annual leave to make up panels. The HOS requested this
post be held pending confirmation of enrolment numbers for the new
academic year 2014/15. HR have now been advised that enrolment numbers for
2014/15 decreased and the post is to remain on hold pending curriculum
planning review in the New Year.

 

4)    Will short listing be completed at all?

This will depend on whether the confirmation is received to proceed with
the post.  If the post is to proceed shortlisting will take place.

 

5)    When will applicants be notified of the outcome of their
applications?

Applicants will now be notified that this post is on hold pending a review
in the New Year.

 

YOUR RIGHT TO APPEAL:

 

If you are not happy with how the College has handled your request or
exemptions applied to the response they have a right to ask for an
internal review of your request.  Appeals should be submitted within 2
weeks of receipt of this response detailing reasons for dissatisfaction
and should be addressed to:

 

Information Officer

SERC

Bangor Campus

Castle Park Road

Bangor

BT20 4TD

 

Regards

 

Siân

 

Siân Harvey

Records Manager

SERC, Bangor Campus (A14)

Castle Park Road

Bangor

BT20 4TD

Tel: (028) 9127 6600  Ext: 2862  DD: (028) 9127 6862  Web:
[1]www.serc.ac.uk

 

 

 

From: Sian Harvey
Sent: 06 November 2014 12:27
To: '[FOI #237953 email]'
Subject: SERC - Acknowledgement of FOI request

 

Dear Robert

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request received by the College
on 5th November 2014.

 

In compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (2000) we will respond
to within 20 working days.  You will receive a response to your request no
later than 3rd December 2014.

 

Your sincerely

 

Sian

 

Siân Harvey

Records Manager

SERC, Bangor Campus (A14)

Castle Park Road

Bangor

BT20 4TD

Tel: (028) 9127 6600  Ext: 2862  DD: (028) 9127 6862  Web:
[2]www.serc.ac.uk

 

 

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