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by Jon6456
Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: DD from Armed Forces
Replies: 4
Views: 1362

Re: DD from Armed Forces

Hi and welcome to the forums mate, ex squaddie myself. Your DD form the army will have to be declared as part of your initial application to join the prison service, I should imagine if you make it as far as the Rad/Jsaac then your DD from the army has been accepted for what it is. That said, you ha...
by Jon6456
Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Security alert after prison officer takes keys home...
Replies: 2
Views: 1689

Security alert after prison officer takes keys home...

THE Prison Service has said it cannot comment on whether all the locks at one of Britain’s most secure jails will have to be changed after an officer inadvertently took his keys home http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/at-a-glance/main-section/security_alert_after_wakefield_prison_officer_takes_keys...
by Jon6456
Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: Passed the RAD....now it is time to wait!
Replies: 8
Views: 1304

Re: Passed the RAD....now it is time to wait!

How did I cope? I quit my job and sold my house after being told I had a start at a prison after waiting two years, relocated then hey presto no job available .......What I am saying is , wait till you get your job offer in writing with your start date before committing to anything.Thankfully it all...
by Jon6456
Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: assaults on prison officers
Replies: 203
Views: 48746

Re: assaults on prison officers

First of all, I hope you are ok mate ;) Yp's should not be sent to the adult estate, as you have found out they lack cognitive thinking and as a result they lash out all too easily and too often the downside is the lack of discipline you can bestow upon them because they are "only children" too freq...
by Jon6456
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: What shoes/boots??
Replies: 5
Views: 1425

Re: What shoes/boots??

I would contact your establishment's stores dept and get them ordered now , you may be able to collect them before going to newbold ;)
by Jon6456
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: What shoes/boots??
Replies: 5
Views: 1425

Re: What shoes/boots??

I would buy neither ! unless they are prepared to give you the cash for them, we now get supplied boots/shoes ...health and safety apparently ;) If you have a pair of black shoes just wear them , save yourself some money as when you get to your establishment it will be compulsory to wear issue tissu...
by Jon6456
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Can I rejoin the service having resigned 6mths ago?
Replies: 4
Views: 1709

Re: Can I rejoin the service having resigned 6mths ago?

Your old establishment may take you back on, I have heard rumors of peoples jobs being kept open before....however I should imagine that it'll be an officer 2 contract that you'll be signing .Good luck ;)
by Jon6456
Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:02 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Questions for serving Officer 2's
Replies: 9
Views: 1874

Re: Questions for serving Officer 2's

[quote="ZzoL"] 4. i will be honest, for a 37 hour week, for a job which is mostly, 90% of the time, babysitting and not that difficult. so 17.6k as a starting salary and 18.5k after probation is fine. Its not just baby sitting, it depends at which nick you work at ...at ours... constant alarms for f...
by Jon6456
Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Joining As an officer?
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

Re: Joining As an officer?

Hi, I think you should look at the prison service website : http://www.hmprisonservice.gov.uk/careersandjobs/ , there's info on the site to give you a basic idea of what they are looking for.I am not sure if they are recruiting at the moment in your area , but you can sign up to email alerts that wi...
by Jon6456
Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Could we be next
Replies: 6
Views: 1320

Re: Could we be next

I believe that this exactly what is happening , JES want all officers on 26k max , your contract will not protect you as you can be deemed surplus to requirements ( Closed grade ) offered 12 months notice......or sign here on Officer 2 or New JES contract....Unfortunately I don't believe this to be ...
by Jon6456
Mon Jun 20, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Prison officer 'ordered' sex act
Replies: 5
Views: 1375

Prison officer 'ordered' sex act

Petersfield post.co.uk A senior prison officer demanded that a frightened inmate at a jail in Sutton, Surrey, perform a sex act with him, telling her "it's an order", a court has heard. The victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, conducted a three-year relationship with acting governor Russel...
by Jon6456
Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:29 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: The call
Replies: 5
Views: 1055

Re: The call

Congrats to you :) how long have you been waiting? did you get your first choice?
by Jon6456
Mon May 30, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Wakefield prison officer suspended over affair allegations
Replies: 17
Views: 3070

Wakefield prison officer suspended over affair allegations

Female officer will not be named while inquiry is held into claims she had affair with convicted murderer Leigh Thornhill

Martin Wainwright
guardian.co.uk, Monday 30 May 2011 14.05 BST


http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/may/3 ... llegations?
by Jon6456
Sat May 21, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: LORD MOSES?
Replies: 57
Views: 4669

Re: LORD MOSES?

Dr Doubles, I respect your belief in the Union, I however would have to disagree with you, if the Union was as strong as you suggest then the circumstances we now find ourselves in would never have been allowed to happen. If as is suggested it is the fault of the union members not doing what is ask...
by Jon6456
Sat May 21, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: Why is security so draconian?
Replies: 19
Views: 3327

Re: Why is security so draconian?

Welcome to the site bangedupnick , It would be refreshing for all members to hear your side of being in prison , good or bad points welcomed. hope you're enjoying the out ;)