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by Belfast86
Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Last Topic Sorry Guys - Climbing The Ladder & Pay Rises
Replies: 12
Views: 435

Re: Last Topic Sorry Guys - Climbing The Ladder & Pay Rises

Thanks a lot Pauly09, I only ask because I have so much ambition and hard work in me to give and like you said I want a better quality of life. I’m taking a pay cut if I do join so I wanted to know a simple question. I understand what Dartsrob is saying, but I started at the bottom when I began sca...
by Belfast86
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Last Topic Sorry Guys - Climbing The Ladder & Pay Rises
Replies: 12
Views: 435

Re: Last Topic Sorry Guys - Climbing The Ladder & Pay Rises

Great question buddy. If it’s to help you work harder by receiving internal promotions then ask away!! There is never a dumb/wrong question to ask. I took the role as a prison officer on a pay cut. I was earning over 33k year plus quarterly bonuses in my last job.. I now earn 27k year in the prison ...
by Belfast86
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: First Week
Replies: 39
Views: 2068

Re: First Week

I start my first week this Monday :slwott:

8weeks training then I move into my role as night officer.
by Belfast86
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

J129. My vetting took just over 3weeks.

Labgurl. Yes I did virtual interview. Northern Ireland operate differently than U.K. prisons. I have 9weeks training now to complete before I get the post.
by Belfast86
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Some positive news in dark times....
Replies: 8
Views: 414

Re: Some positive news in dark times....

More positive news!!

I passed all the stages and received my letter of appointment for the Northern Ireland Prison service. I start my training in a few weeks!

Congratulations Mobileangler :slcl:
by Belfast86
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

I passed all stages - my paperwork sent in and offer accepted. I start training in a few weeks. Time to hand my notice into work.

Well chuffed!!
by Belfast86
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

Woop woop medical passed today!! Think that is all my checks now complete and just awaiting on what the next stage is!

So happy!!
by Belfast86
Wed Oct 28, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

Ahhh happy day’s.

What did you have to do for medical?
by Belfast86
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

@Horseygirl24

Tried sending you a PM back last night and still showing in my outbox. Anyway good luck for today buddy. Let me know how you get on :slbg: you got this
by Belfast86
Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Basement HQ
Topic: Reasonable adjustment to fitness test
Replies: 7
Views: 357

Re: Reasonable adjustment to fitness test

Continue with the treadmill running on a softer impact floor. Come your assessment day do the road running. I know treadmill running is a lot easier than road so aim to run more than the required amount comfortably on a treadmill that way you meet the criteria when it comes to assessment day. Also l...
by Belfast86
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

JCOX4 - yes we do unfortunately. We also get an additional risk allowance working in police/prison service in Northern Ireland due to the threat the job brings.
by Belfast86
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

@jambogmail1 - it’s grand my CTC coMeted today. :slbg:

@horseygirl24 - yes roll on start dates. Fingers crossed for you on Wednesday. I wonder if I will have to attend a medical. I think we still need to get BP, BMI, Weight etc etc
by Belfast86
Fri Oct 23, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

@Horseygirl24 - my CTC status is Completed :slbg:

Now wait to see what happens next
by Belfast86
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

Yes read up on CTC checks today and a lot seem to be around 6wk mark on completion.

I have emailed HRConnect my concerns regarding the capitalisation used on the application form. Will let you know what they come back with.
by Belfast86
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 148
Views: 8033

Re: Virtual interview

Still in progress!! I can’t think as to why this is taking so long my family all served the armed forces... I have No debt or ccj etc etc. So I’m lost on why this is taking so long. If this is because I filled my whole application form in capital letter and didn’t read the pre preparation beforehand...