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by Clem
Sat Feb 20, 2021 11:06 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Advice For New Officer
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: Advice For New Officer

Great info from you all who have commented on how the job actually is like, I start training in 2 weeks so I'm making notes
by Clem
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 102
Views: 1914

Re: Vetting Process

I start march 8th, my training is at bellmarsh
by Clem
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 102
Views: 1914

Re: Vetting Process

I was given 2 different dates to start training 6 weeks time or 13 week
by Clem
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 102
Views: 1914

Re: Vetting Process

Yes I've had the exact same. They emailed me 2 weeks later asking me my notice period and if I drive, I also had to choose a time and date when they would call me so we could discuss when I started training
by Clem
Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 102
Views: 1914

Re: Vetting Process

Labgurl, you will probably get a email soon asking you to book your call to arrange your start date
by Clem
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 102
Views: 1914

Re: Vetting Process

I had we will be in touch with you with the next stage of the process for about 3 weeks then I got a message to book my call
by Clem
Sat Feb 06, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: OSG vetting worry
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: OSG vetting worry

My brother spent most his teens in prison and I've been arrested 4 times this was 17 years ago, but I passed vetting and in 4 weeks I start training to be a prison officer, just be honest about everything and should be fine
by Clem
Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: 83% arc score
Replies: 43
Views: 1236

Re: 83% arc score

Neither my employer or personal reference were contacted, my vetting took just over 4 week's so I think if you have been in constant employment they can check that with the tax man
by Clem
Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Got my call!
Replies: 66
Views: 1199

Re: Got my call!

Congratulations, im also starting March 8th, were you doing your training
by Clem
Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Poelt Training
Replies: 5
Views: 177

Re: Poelt Training

I'm doing a diploma and I start training on March 8th. The training they are doing is at a prison and not newbold due to covid, but I think it depends on were you applied and what area you live im travelling 9 miles everyday which is ok (bellmarsh) for training and the prison i appled for it pentonv...
by Clem
Wed Jan 27, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 102
Views: 1914

Re: Vetting Process

Mine done the same when vetting, 2 weeks later I got the call
by Clem
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: I need to know whats happening
Replies: 12
Views: 604

Re: I need to know whats happening

Got the call and my start date, how long normally after does it take to get your contract sent
by Clem
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: VARC scoring system
Replies: 10
Views: 441

Re: VARC scoring system

Well done
by Clem
Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Occupational Health confusion
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: Occupational Health confusion

They tell you put the date you fill the form in as your vaccination date. I had the same problem and thats what they told me when I spoke to them
by Clem
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Just had an offer..
Replies: 151
Views: 3350

Re: Just had an offer..

Thanks again, now have to go to work and hand my notice in gonna be hard being that I've been there 20 years