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by Spear0
Sat Feb 20, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Newbold 29th march
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Newbold 29th march

Evening all,

Just a quick one to see if any others on here are at newbold at the same time as me on the 29/3/2021
by Spear0
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 102
Views: 1833

Re: Vetting Process

My status has changed to “we will contact you shortly to let you know the next stage in the process” - this was just after it had been referred for a decision Is this good news? If anyone else has had this, what was the next thing that happened? Not sure whether I’m looking out for a phone call, st...
by Spear0
Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 102
Views: 1833

Re: Vetting Process

Martin wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:13 am So out of the blue got a call Saturday afternoon with my start date of March 15th.Really looking forward and excited to get started.
Is that your start date or your training date? My start date is the 15th of march and then at newbold 2 weeks later. Where is you POELT?
by Spear0
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: What to bring to the Poelt?
Replies: 21
Views: 453

Re: What to bring to the Poelt?

Mine was 10 ish days jarhead
by Spear0
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: What to bring to the Poelt?
Replies: 21
Views: 453

Re: What to bring to the Poelt?

I got my start date on Monday and received the contract today, I'm training at newbold on the 29th of march, when and where are you training? Feel free to not answer if you dint want to mate.
by Spear0
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: What to bring to the Poelt?
Replies: 21
Views: 453

Re: What to bring to the Poelt?

Hi Plantpot, it was sent via email with other information regarding the training and induction etc and what to bring. Have you had your start date through yet?
by Spear0
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: What to bring to the Poelt?
Replies: 21
Views: 453

Re: What to bring to the Poelt?

Just got my contract sent through, food is provided if anyone else was unsure.
by Spear0
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: What to bring to the Poelt?
Replies: 21
Views: 453

Re: What to bring to the Poelt?

I'm starting my poelt in march, do you need to bring/buy food or are there meals etc provided? May sound stupid!
by Spear0
Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Got my call!
Replies: 66
Views: 1156

Re: Got my call!

Is anyone else starting their training at newbold on the 29/03/2021? Be good to have an idea of anyone else who may be on the same course as me!
by Spear0
Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Got my call!
Replies: 66
Views: 1156

Re: Got my call!

I got my call on monday and start at my establishment on the 15th of march and then training at newbold 2 weeks later, I first did the online test in mid October 2020 so it has been fairly quick for me! Congratulations on getting your start date buddy! Congratulations! What area in the UK? I applie...
by Spear0
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: Got my call!
Replies: 66
Views: 1156

Re: Got my call!

I got my call on monday and start at my establishment on the 15th of march and then training at newbold 2 weeks later, I first did the online test in mid October 2020 so it has been fairly quick for me! Congratulations on getting your start date buddy!
by Spear0
Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Poelt Training
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: Poelt Training

Hi, I'm starting my POELT at the end of march, its 8 weeks and I'm going to Newbold! Cant wait! I'm south UK so its residential for me.
by Spear0
Wed Jan 27, 2021 2:13 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 102
Views: 1833

Re: Vetting Process

Hi mate, mine changed to this and then back to pre employment checks, if you look at the 'track your application's you will see that it goes for a baseline decision and then back to checks then for a final decision. Hope this helps and all the best!
by Spear0
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Finally Getting the call!
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Finally Getting the call!

Good afternoon everyone, just a post to try and keep those who are in vettings' mind at ease. I have now been in vetting for 8 weeks and today I have booked 'the call' for monday. I know my vetting has been relatively short and at times it can be stressful, just try and hang in there! If you've noth...
by Spear0
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: Guidance.....
Replies: 15
Views: 625

Re: Guidance.....

Cheers bearguy. So much to take in like I say with a good group and the team seem spot on. You can try speara but it will probably be to no avail. I had a 6 week wait and had to renew my fitness. The good news is recruitment and training is still going ahead. It seems like the longest wait in the w...