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by Rocky1967
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: a Merry Christmas across the forums to all members!
Replies: 18
Views: 2540

Re: a Merry Christmas across the forums to all members!

Merry Christmas to all our brothers and sisters working on landings and those that are still in training . Be happy stay safe . Have each other backs 👊
by Rocky1967
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: What roles are there in the service for an officer?
Replies: 15
Views: 1839

Re: What roles are there in the service for an officer?

You will have to finish probation for most of these roles. However it is good to put yourself on a waiting list now . For some you can begin to train now If that's possible and then when position comes up you just go for it . Best to speak to your mentor about it .
by Rocky1967
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting blues
Replies: 4009
Views: 182568

Re: Vetting blues

Just keep in mind guys . It's worth waiting . I've been on the landings now for two months and love the job . The vetting depends on individual bases . Some are completed quick . Some may take longer . There's no rule .
by Rocky1967
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Heard the negatives..positives?
Replies: 22
Views: 2122

Re: Heard the negatives..positives?

You will never know for certain whether you will like it or not unless you give it a go. I definitely agree . After first 3-6 months you will either hate it or love it. It's not a regular job and it's definitely not for everyone . It all depends on a person, do you like challenge , team work , good...
by Rocky1967
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Can anyone get a tour of a prison?
Replies: 15
Views: 1970

Re: Can anyone get a tour of a prison?

No such thing mate I,m afraid .
by Rocky1967
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017
Replies: 523
Views: 38991

Re: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017

it took me few days to get around it , who is who , where is where and trust me still got a long way to learn, but everyday I feel like I,m a part now. . If you heading to Newbolt you will enjoy it , they have excellent trainers and being on site helps . talking about traveling .
by Rocky1967
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Shift phone apps
Replies: 16
Views: 2244

Re: Shift phone apps

thanks Jolly green. So far i carry a little calendar book. was advised by my SO so I can add PP and Toil . wonder if you can do this with the app ?
by Rocky1967
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017
Replies: 523
Views: 38991

Re: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017

Love it every minute of it. I think something is wrong with me. I got three days off and can't wait to get back to the establishment . :slbg: :slbg: :slbg: :slbg:
by Rocky1967
Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting blues
Replies: 4009
Views: 182568

Re: Vetting blues

Jolly green wrote:
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:10 pm
Training over go live tomorrow
Jolly green- enjoy it.well done mate. Im live allready .
by Rocky1967
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017
Replies: 523
Views: 38991

Re: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017

It definitely felt good to receive the certificate and go back to the establishment on Monday . Everyone , well done . Thank you for as we did it as a team , and we will bring that team working spirit to the landings . To those revising - you will be surprised how much you really know after 10 weeks...
by Rocky1967
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017
Replies: 523
Views: 38991

Re: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017

well done everyone . It has been a long journey for us all. But we made it . You think when you pass the rad you're good to go. It's a long journey from RAD . And now we get to work and get the job done, but not before the party :slbg: :slbg: :slbg: :slbg: Again it has been a pleasure to go thru thi...
by Rocky1967
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Panorama
Replies: 11
Views: 1704

Re: Panorama

yes, its a detention centre . and it's G4S. they actually not considered prisoners but detainees.they can have their mobile phones , own clothes , and everything else as they are not criminals.
by Rocky1967
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Anyone on 2 wheels here?
Replies: 20
Views: 2825

Re: Anyone on 2 wheels here?

get the full licence , get yourself something like sv650 to start off with and then sky is a limit :slbg: :slbg: :slbg: :slbg: :slbg:
by Rocky1967
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: expenses?
Replies: 13
Views: 1738

Re: expenses?

my first expenses only took 3 days . all my following expenses and they all under 200 takes about 7 days .
by Rocky1967
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017
Replies: 523
Views: 38991

Re: POELT attendee's starting 31st July 2017

No worries Andy. Sometimes too much information fed too fast and too much can confuse the brain. As we talked about it , I,m happy to revise together . Myself I find it kind of hard to revise by myself. It gets boring. 2-4 people is perfect, throw a little laugh and jokes and before you know it sink...