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by falkor
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Basement HQ
Topic: Know The Danger (KTD)- Ran It’s Course
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Re: Know The Danger (KTD)- Ran It’s Course

and this is how it all started here's to Michael Rolfe of the Prison Officers' Association :slcup: what's he doing now?
by falkor
Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Fitness tests
Replies: 8
Views: 2191

Re: Fitness tests

Jambo you have resurrected an old thread, which is fine, absolutely great to see old threads brought back to the fore , but if you're going to do that can you add a comment of your own , either remarking on that thread or bring in something new? :slby:
by falkor
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Smoking ban one step closer?
Replies: 14
Views: 2551

Re: Smoking ban one step closer?

an update to this
Only use vapes. No tobacco products and lighter permitted into the establishment
Vaping is allowed

Any comments from our members working in the Nicks?
by falkor
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: so day 1 of Lockdown END?
Replies: 9
Views: 247

so day 1 of Lockdown END?

so what the heck DID you do on DAY 1?? :slraz:
by falkor
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Basement HQ
Topic: thank you to TEN past and present Moderators
Replies: 6
Views: 191

thank you to TEN past and present Moderators

people who help on this site are very often forgotten, fade away, never to be mentioned again, all their efforts and leadership not even acknowledged So this post is simply here as a thank you to TEN past and present Moderators who stepped forward to help other members on this site, enforce the site...
by falkor
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Senior Officer job going, pay £22,640 - £25,225
Replies: 10
Views: 475

Re: Senior Officer job going, pay £22,640 - £25,225

well its dated 2016 , so 4 years back and HMP so maybe out of date here's another one, Senior officer again this time private run Sodexo offering £24,2436.38 + £3452.04 London Weighting for Senior Officer, same job from the sound of it dated 2015, if anybody can find more recent please add to this t...
by falkor
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Quality of recruits nowadays
Replies: 24
Views: 739

Re: Quality of recruits nowadays

well umm yeah not that impressive but it is Yorkshire maybe thats why but seems to show little, if any, margin against a regular Prison Officer's pay, I must admit I had to look twice, wow and check out all those responsibilities that go with it too people on here have said because of under staffing...
by falkor
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Quality of recruits nowadays
Replies: 24
Views: 739

Re: Quality of recruits nowadays

So not that great then.
not too sure

ummm the guy who 'started this thread' up top seems to BE a S.O, would be good to hear from him on this :slcoo: Mr Guest? are you able to comment?
it must be down to the experienced staff to help them
fair comment but ...... is it?
by falkor
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Senior Officer job going, pay £22,640 - £25,225
Replies: 10
Views: 475

Senior Officer job going, pay £22,640 - £25,225

Salary Minimum £22,640 - £25,225 Number of jobs available 8 Region Yorkshire and the Humber City/Town Wetherby Building/Site HMYOI WETHERBY WETHERBY, LS22 5ED Grade EO Organisation Grade for HMPPS Band 4 Post Type Permanent Working Pattern Full Time Role Type Operational Delivery Job description Ban...
by falkor
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Quality of recruits nowadays
Replies: 24
Views: 739

Re: Quality of recruits nowadays

in 2017 the Police Foundation found that when we look at the ratio of those at each rank to the next one up, it is: 5.2 Constables for every Sergeant, but only, 3.3 Sergeants for every Inspector. so if you have just 5 prison officers to each Senior Officer I would say that there would be real prospe...
by falkor
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Quality of recruits nowadays
Replies: 24
Views: 739

Re: Quality of recruits nowadays

Bearguy I think you're onto something there UK Example starting salary for a 39 hour week (including 17% unsocial hours allowance) Inner London £31,025 Outer London £29,485 – £31,485 South and South East £26,529 – £28,529 Other locations £23,529 .......Average UK pay is £27,277 USA Paid Annually 25%...
by falkor
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Quality of recruits nowadays
Replies: 24
Views: 739

Re: Quality of recruits nowadays

whats the answer though Bearguy? I agree, but what do we do? at least a quarter of them should have never been on the payroll. so how did they get through then? :sloo: I would be more then happy to act them up in my stead if I was doing paperwork or meetings this is sounding like a Senior Officer ta...
by falkor
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Quality of recruits nowadays
Replies: 24
Views: 739

Re: Quality of recruits nowadays

can you give us a little more info on that? :slwott:
by falkor
Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Virtual interview
Replies: 88
Views: 2817

Re: Virtual interview

the last few words have been copied to a new Topic about Quality of Recruits

this topic is Virtual Interview :slby:
by falkor
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Dr Amanda Brown HMP Bronzefield
Replies: 0
Views: 135

Dr Amanda Brown HMP Bronzefield

I have looked after some of the most dangerous criminals in the UK – from rapists to murderers and terrorists – but also lovely people who have simply lost their way. In 2004, at the age of 49, I left the doctor’s practice that I had run for nearly 20 years, after a new GP contract was introduced by...