Has anyone ever failed vetting and for what reason?

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Rosie
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Re: Has anyone ever failed vetting and for what reason?

Post by Rosie » Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:51 am

Milky07 wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:41 am
Cheers dartsrob


I just worry that due to the stressful nature of the job, I might fail due to having a history of not great mental health.
I’m fine and been fine for years, not on any medication, just worry it’ll hold me back
I have just done my occupational health and I have a history of some mental health struggles, as long as you’re honest with them they go off individual circumstances!
If you genuinely feel fit and well enough to handle the stresses of the job I’m sure you’ll be absolutely fine 🙂
Applied-30/09/2019
ARC-6/11/2019
Conditional offer-29/11/2019
Failed vetting-24/01/2020
Merit list-25/03/2020
Covid saga
Back on the vetting train- 22/10/2020
Fitness re-take-13/12/2020
The call-16/12/2020
Start date 18/01/2021

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Re: Has anyone ever failed vetting and for what reason?

Post by Football Girl » Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:20 am

Good morning
Finally after eight and a half weeks vetting, I got the call last night.
I start in a South East prison on the 28th December and will be going to Lilleshall in Newport on the 11th January.
It has been a long process with references not being received etc!!!!
I was expecting Newbold so does anyone have any experience of Lilleshall? Is anyone else going in January?
It is quite a distance for me but quicker than expected so accepted immediately.

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Re: Has anyone ever failed vetting and for what reason?

Post by ShakeandBake » Sun Nov 29, 2020 4:06 pm

Congratulations my status changed to referred for a decision so hears hoping I will get the call soon! 🤞

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Re: Has anyone ever failed vetting and for what reason?

Post by As89 » Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:02 pm

Has anyone had a conditional offer and had to retake fitness test again how long did it take for your start date after? I spoke to sscl on weekend and she told me o passed my fitness and vetting has been passed too just wondering if it’s going to be another long wait for the start date?

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Re: Has anyone ever failed vetting and for what reason?

Post by Anon » Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:10 pm

I passed mine around 6 weeks ago and I'm still waiting.

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Post by chilly » Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:39 am

I have passed my ARC and fitness. they told me I would go straight into vetting but I haven't heard anything from them since.
how long does this usually take? what are the details I need for vetting? so I can get ready and fill out forms asap

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Re: Has anyone ever failed vetting and for what reason?

Post by DrTadWinslow » Wed Dec 09, 2020 6:55 pm

Hey chilly, how long ago did you fill in your vetting details? Bare in mind SSCL says it can take up to 12 weeks for vetting to be completed. However if you have waited longer than 12 weeks don't be afraid to get in touch with SSCL to get an explanation from them.

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Re: Has anyone ever failed vetting and for what reason?

Post by J129 » Mon Dec 14, 2020 12:44 pm

Hi everyone, I had to provide a new countersignory last minute which wasn't ideal. My new countersignory has had issues sending the email back to the vetting team (rejected the email) so she's sent it back to the person who sent the initial email asking for a reference..... That should be alright shouldn't it? Or would it be worth checking with SSCL?

Many thanks in advance
(11 weeks into vetting and counting)

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