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Reserve list

Post: # 137039Post Bram92
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:41 am

I have received an email on the 2nd of jan 2018 saying I have been put on the reserve list after passing my RAD is this normal as I haven’t heard anything since. Is this just a way of letting you down gently?

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137047Post Ash
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:35 am

Hi
I’m on reserve list aswellbeen on it for the past week, but reading through the forum it seems like it’s normal practice, u either get an offer immediately or put on the reserve list, unfortunately we don’t know how long we are on the reserve list for, could be days, weeks or months and if it’s over 12 months we have to reapply and do the full process over again, I am only wanting to apply at one establishment but if your willing to apply at different establishments you can mirror your RAD results over to different establishments. I think you have to do the online POST test again for the establishment and contact SSCL to mirror your results over. Apart from that we just have to sit tight and hope it’s not a long wait :slhmm:

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137049Post Xbcx
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:42 am

I have been on the reserve list for 6 months and this week for an offer and started vetting it's a horrible wait but the email will come in the end.

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137050Post Manchester 110
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:43 am

Yep, standard practice it seems. I've been on the reserve list for one establishment since Dec 18th... Compared to others, it isnt that long, but its already driving me mad! Sit tight..

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137057Post Hjl
Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:24 pm

When I joined I read through this forum completely and I only came across 2 on here whose rad expired because they didn't get an offer within the 12 months and they were both years old threads! There is no timescale and it could be hours,days, weeks or months you're on the list but definitely remain positive that the offer will come.
Rad- 24.09.17
Conditional Offer - 13.10.17
Pre Employment Forms Submitted - 16.10.17
The Call - 15.12.17
Start as OSG - 05.02.18
POELT - 02.04.18 @ Wymott

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137067Post Manchester 110
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:39 pm

This is my 6th week on the reserve list and from what i've read on here, i'm going to be in for a long wait just like everyone else...So just be patient, the time will come.

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137078Post Bram92
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:33 pm

Thanks everyone

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137081Post Ash
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:58 pm

Manchester 110
U on reserve list for HMP manchester by any chance??

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137088Post Manchester 110
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:14 pm

I am yeah... :)

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137093Post Ash
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:06 pm

Dec 18 Uve been waiting since, I only got put on merit list Jan 16!! So it’s quite a wait left for me :slaN:
I think they should rename it again to HMP Stressways! Think I’d better stop checking my e-mail a million times a day n just check once lol.
Good luck n I hope u get good news soon!

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137094Post TMH90
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:08 pm

I was on the list for 199 days. Got one hell of a surprise when I got the email with a conditional offer. Sit tight, it could be days, weeks, even months but you’ll get there. Then you’ll have another tough wait with no timescale or updates whilst in vetting. Oh the joys 😩
Application- 19/4/17
Rad- 20/5/17
Rad Results- 23/5/17
Merit Listed- 26/5/17
Conditional Offer- 8/12/17
Vetting Commenced 12/12/17
OH Questionnaire 14/12/17

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137095Post Manchester 110
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:10 pm

Everyone is the same.. checking and refreshing every other minute haha! I've read so much on here, it's great, but then you just know you're going to be waiting a while.. so just try and keep busy and hopefully we'll both hear something when we least expect it!! How did you find the RAD day?

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137099Post Ash
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:04 pm

Yeh hopefully won’t be too long.
I actually found the RAD day fun, I was nervous about the bleep test and role plays as per everyone else but once I got in there the staff were great and really helpful the other lads I was there with were really nice guys, we were all made comfortable and welcome, I left the assessment centre with a smile on my face not knowing wether I’d passed or not, the lady who sorts the role plays out was really nice n kept reminding us of what they expect, the role plays were daunting but the scenarios actually felt real so bravo to the actors. The fitness instructor again real nice man pushed u n made sure u passed the fitness, so overall a enjoyable experience, although wouldn’t be too happy if I have to do it again in 12 months time!!

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Re: Reserve list

Post: # 137100Post Manchester 110
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:15 pm

I enjoyed it too to be honest! The role plays were my only worry.. but the woman made us feel at ease and letting us know what they were expecting of us! (Must've the same lady). I had to do the bleep test on my own with two guys watching who couldn't participate due to not being able to complete the medical..so added pressure there! Ha. All in all, good experience.. wouldn't mind doing it again but hoping not to!!

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