POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

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Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:22 pm

Thanks for that Daveyjones.

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

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Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:29 pm

Hi guys.

Fab day for me. Key talks and security talks.
Uniform issued. Given rotas through to March, access to emails etc etc. Found out what wing ill be on. Great day.
Tomorrow having some time with the dog section, tour of our wings and a few things explained. Drawing OSG keys.

Yea I got told the same thing. Groups can get merged or split. Apparently alot are not on the Hatfield course so may come over to us at lindholme!
RAD DAY - May 23rd
RESULTS - May 24th
CONDITIONAL - June 2nd
VETTING STARTS- June 13th
CTC STARTS- June 29th
CTC COMPLETE- Sept 14th
STATUS CHANGE - Sept 26th
THE CALL- Oct 4th
INDUCTION- Nov 13th
POELT- Nov 20th

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

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Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:30 pm

Hi guys.

Fab day for me. Key talks and security talks.
Uniform issued. Given rotas through to March, access to emails etc etc. Found out what wing ill be on. Great day.
Tomorrow having some time with the dog section, tour of our wings and a few things explained. Drawing OSG keys.

Yea I got told the same thing. Groups can get merged or split. Apparently alot are not on the Hatfield course so may come over to us at lindholme!
RAD DAY - May 23rd
RESULTS - May 24th
CONDITIONAL - June 2nd
VETTING STARTS- June 13th
CTC STARTS- June 29th
CTC COMPLETE- Sept 14th
STATUS CHANGE - Sept 26th
THE CALL- Oct 4th
INDUCTION- Nov 13th
POELT- Nov 20th

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

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Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:43 pm

Happy to see people had a good day! :slcu:

Very informative day, lots of interesting/confusing information lol.
We had a talk through of the prison and different staff ranks, a talk through how to deal with being held hostage :slex: A walk around the outside grounds, went and got our uniform and epilettes, then went through holidays, I got all my printed confirmations of my hotel stay for the 10 weeks. We then has a tour of the wings we will be working on (so very scary :slvo: !!) and then the rest of the prison.

Every single member of staff I’ve come into contact with today had been so very welcoming!

Tomorrow we are at another facility for some industry training of some sort.

I am very excited for the rest of this week and to start training. I am also so very tired :slzzz:

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

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Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:07 pm

That sounds great. Glad you had a good day.
I didn't get belt or epaulettes. Getting them tomorrow!!
My mentor was great, piling uniform on top of what I already had.. winter coats the lot. Didn't give them to anyone else either, got some looks.

I agree. I'm so tired. God knows why, early morning tomorrow. Alarm set for 530! Looking forward to getting into the jail tomorrow !!
RAD DAY - May 23rd
RESULTS - May 24th
CONDITIONAL - June 2nd
VETTING STARTS- June 13th
CTC STARTS- June 29th
CTC COMPLETE- Sept 14th
STATUS CHANGE - Sept 26th
THE CALL- Oct 4th
INDUCTION- Nov 13th
POELT- Nov 20th

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

Post: # 130210Post Daveyjones
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:03 pm

So day 2............. yesterday I enjoyed it today on the other hand I love it. I got to draw keys etc and walk around myself this morning. After a few more talks this morning I was detailed to the landings after lunch. Its been a blur but so much fun. Every person ive spoken to has been friendly and welcoming. Apart from 1 customer who took the piss because I tried to get through a door with the wrong key but it was a laugh and took it on the chin. (Lets face it I deserved it). On a different wing tomorrow so hopefully its just as good. Tune in for tomorrows update.
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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

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Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:19 pm

Glad you had a good day daveyjones.

I've had a fab day too. Been on the landings and done all sorts. Today flew by. On a late tomorrow. Which I'm really looking forward too. So far so good !!!

Feel like I don't want to leave to go to training :slbx:
RAD DAY - May 23rd
RESULTS - May 24th
CONDITIONAL - June 2nd
VETTING STARTS- June 13th
CTC STARTS- June 29th
CTC COMPLETE- Sept 14th
STATUS CHANGE - Sept 26th
THE CALL- Oct 4th
INDUCTION- Nov 13th
POELT- Nov 20th

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

Post: # 130239Post Daveyjones
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:20 pm

Im on a main for the next 2 days then and early on friday. I was worried leaving my old career and so far in the last 2 days I've made the right decision. Things may change as the weeks go on. Im a realist I know things will get really bad somedays but at the minute I relish the challenge.
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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

Post: # 130284Post Huntsman22
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:59 am

So glad you’re enjoying it Davey. Keep us updated!
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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

Post: # 130377Post Daveyjones
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:03 pm

Day 3. Pretty uneventful day really. Been very quiet on both landings ive been on today. Just the usuall screaming and shouting and lock and unlock etc. Had 1 ask me to put his name down for the swimming team....... not sure he likes my reply of sure ill do it just as soon as ive built the pool for you. I dont think he was expecting a reply back from a newby but im sure it will help me in the long run. On wings again tomorrow. Im so tired as its so different from what I did before but im not letting that spoil my enthusiasm. Supposed to be on the worst wing in the morning so looking forward to that strangely.
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18/7 RAD
19/7 RAD passed
22/7 merit listed
24/7 conditional offer
25/7 vetting started
22/9 THE CALL
13/11 Induction week
20/11 POELT Start

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

Post: # 130393Post Huntsman22
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:26 pm

Love finding out what you’ve been up to! Best of luck for tomorrow
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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

Post: # 130405Post Daveyjones
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:28 pm

I really cant believe ive nearly finished the week its flying by. The bits that should be making me nervous are just proving that I can and will be doing this for a while to come. We had an incident today and it felt wrong heading away from it and not towards it to protect my future colleagues.
25/6 Applied
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18/7 RAD
19/7 RAD passed
22/7 merit listed
24/7 conditional offer
25/7 vetting started
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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

Post: # 130440Post Kryptonian
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:58 am

Yes, great week up to now. I'm certainly not under any illusions that it's all plain sailing. However, I reckon I made the right choice. I've shadowed a mixture of prison officers with different experiences and length of time as a prison officer, from 25 years to 12th week of poelt. I can say without a shadow of a doubt that they would have your back straight away and are all about teamwork.
Up to now had respect off prisoners and sat in on some very frank meetings between themselves and other agencies to discuss their welfare. I know that there'll be dark and bad experiences to overcome!.......but.....
Absolutely loving it!!
Almost done first week and looking forwards to starting paperwork training, to kick off my career.

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

Post: # 130602Post Daveyjones
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:31 pm

Bit late with my update today. Today was boring really. Started at 09:00 and was back home for 13:00. All we have done today is get our logins and it etc sorted. Its been good to use the systems and try to find my way around them. Some are easy and self explanatory if your ok with a computer but some are the opposite. Roll on monday when I start my 10 week training cant wait but also kind of dont want to go as ive enjoyed being at my establishment so much and just want to stay get to know people and get stuck in but needs must and im sure I will head back bigger better and stronger than I am now. On a side note. I get 2 weeks shadowing when I get back so im happy with that.
25/6 Applied
26/6 POST passed
18/7 RAD
19/7 RAD passed
22/7 merit listed
24/7 conditional offer
25/7 vetting started
22/9 THE CALL
13/11 Induction week
20/11 POELT Start

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Re: POELT Lindholm 20th November 2017

Post: # 130635Post Huntsman22
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:17 am

Sounds great. It’s making me excited to start!
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