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by Tallulah
Wed Jul 28, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Length of time on Merit list
Replies: 27
Views: 469

Re: Length of time on Merit list

Hi, I had my interview then had a conditional offer 2 weeks afterwards so it was super quick. Then I had 14 weeks for vetting so not quite as quick! I guess it all depends on your score and your establishment! X
by Tallulah
Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Fitness test
Replies: 127
Views: 5843

Re: Fitness test

Try not to worry much. I was SO unfit when I booked my fitness test. I booked the last date available and joined an exercise class straight away and was lucky enough to have a PT who trained me. He got me to do shuttle runs, bleep tests at 20 metres (the one you do is 15m so it means you’ll 100% be ...
by Tallulah
Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Hello.. finally I’ve passed training!!
Replies: 15
Views: 267

Re: Hello.. finally I’ve passed training!!

Hi. Congratulations! What happens on the last day of training? Is it still a half day? Thank you
by Tallulah
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Start date summer 2021
Replies: 18
Views: 748

Re: Start date summer 2021

I finally had my call last night after 14 weeks of vetting. I start at my establishment on 13th September and at Newbold on 27th September. I can’t wait! I applied in January so it’s been a long journey!
by Tallulah
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 826
Views: 25902

Re: Vetting Process

Hi, mine changed to this 3 times and my vetting lasted 14 weeks. I also had a IVA which got quizzed but it was honest and it all worked out. I got my call last night. It will all be worth the wait. Hopefully you hear soon 🤞🏻
by Tallulah
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Vetting Process
Replies: 826
Views: 25902

Re: Vetting Process

It’s such a long process and very stressful but will 100% be worth it when we all (fingers crossed) get the call. I’ve been checking my portal 2/3 times a day which is driving me crazy so I’m trying to stay off it now until I get an email with an update! I’m on my 9th week of vetting so hoping it wo...
by Tallulah
Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Women’s banter
Replies: 70
Views: 2996

Re: Women’s banter

Can I please be added. Thank you