Depression

#1
Got a friend who's about to apply to work for the MoD.
They have an interview shortly & hopefully will get the job!
But on the Security Clearance form they will need to put down they have/had Depression.
Would this rule them out of getting SC?
 
#2
No, the only things that would result in not being cleared are things like membership of 'subversive' groups, or British citizenship being in question - that sort of thing.

If he/she was eventually to go into a post that required a higher security clearance then the depression MIGHT be an issue (but not an outright rejection).

If DVA had any concerns at all then they'd request information from the doctor.
 

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