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Mental health

#1 Post by Amyyeprobert »

I've had a history with depression and also anxiety. When I was younger I did self harm, but it's all on my medical history. Is there a chance that I would be able to apply for an MoD job without my application being rejected on my medical past?
I am 19 now but it's been on my record since I was about 13. I have never been sectioned but I have been put on medication in the past (no longer on), and also referred to various councilers.
This is something I've been wanting to do for such a long time, I'm just hoping my actions from when I was a kid won't stop me going for my dream job.

Thanks in advance.

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#2 Post by Hyperlithe »

I imagine you could apply for a Civil Service job within the MoD, but you would not be accepted as a Serving member of the Military with your history I'm afraid. It's to protect you as much as anything else.
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