What do you think? previous convictions

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Re: What do you think?

Post by JCOX4 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:14 pm

I hope so Snowy.. I dont know how some people have spent 12 weeks in vetting. I havent done 12 days yet and ive literally lost the will :slex:
ARC 26/11/19
Conditional offer & vetting started 17/12/19
Referred for decision 24/12/19
Failed vetting :slst: 30/12/19
Appealed 16/01/20
Referred for decision 17/01/20
Still waiting 18/02/20
Vetting passed 25/02/20 :slcup:

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Re: What do you think?

Post by northorsouth » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:17 pm

12 weeks to some would have been a bonus, there have been people who waited even more!

With Christmas, new year and bank holidays there was always gonna be some delays on yours but I’m sure you’ll get a response soon
Applied 09/08/19
Online tests 11/08/19
Results 12/08/19
Arc Manchester 05/09/19
Officially passed arc 06/09/19
Initial offer 17/09/19
Vetting begun 18/09/19
The call 08/10/19
Start 11/11/19

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Re: What do you think?

Post by JCOX4 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:33 pm

I know nos, ive seen some 20+ weeks! Some people have the patience of a saint!
ARC 26/11/19
Conditional offer & vetting started 17/12/19
Referred for decision 24/12/19
Failed vetting :slst: 30/12/19
Appealed 16/01/20
Referred for decision 17/01/20
Still waiting 18/02/20
Vetting passed 25/02/20 :slcup:

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Re: What do you think?

Post by Snowy206 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:23 am

Yes it is going to be a long frustrating wait, trying to focus on my current job and get on with life..... what will be will be.
I really must STOP looking at my phone though, it's not healthy!! :slsh:

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Re: What do you think?

Post by JCOX4 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:57 pm

What do you do at the moment if you dont mind me asking snowy? Im a retail manager, so plenty to be getting on with, exit out of xmas ready for new year and easter. Team reviews, budget reviews and my own review prep, Its hard to stay motivated when in the back of my mind im thinking I could have a new career lined up. :slRA2:
ARC 26/11/19
Conditional offer & vetting started 17/12/19
Referred for decision 24/12/19
Failed vetting :slst: 30/12/19
Appealed 16/01/20
Referred for decision 17/01/20
Still waiting 18/02/20
Vetting passed 25/02/20 :slcup:

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Re: What do you think?

Post by Snowy206 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:45 pm

Busy time for you then..... I am a driving instructor, a bit pants because people are trying to book in up till June when kids turn 17 and I don't want to turn them away just in case?!?

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Re: What do you think?

Post by JCOX4 » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:17 pm

So today I got the dreaded news that pre employment checks are unsatisfactory. Gutted is an understatement however I slightly expected to fail due to my historical criminal record. However, does anyone have the appeal address just so I can get an understanding of why I failed? Ive tried calling SSCL but they are closed. Cheers
ARC 26/11/19
Conditional offer & vetting started 17/12/19
Referred for decision 24/12/19
Failed vetting :slst: 30/12/19
Appealed 16/01/20
Referred for decision 17/01/20
Still waiting 18/02/20
Vetting passed 25/02/20 :slcup:

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Re: What do you think?

Post by northorsouth » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:34 pm

Sorry to hear your news but don’t give up, like I said before I’m training with a guy with a very colourful young record and he appealed successfully

If you have a search about on here (top right search bar) there’s loads of threads on appeals processes etc
Failing that give sscl a call, maybe on Friday and they’ll guide you through it

Keep us updated :slbg:
Applied 09/08/19
Online tests 11/08/19
Results 12/08/19
Arc Manchester 05/09/19
Officially passed arc 06/09/19
Initial offer 17/09/19
Vetting begun 18/09/19
The call 08/10/19
Start 11/11/19

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Re: What do you think?

Post by JCOX4 » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:42 pm

I certainly will keep you all updated NOS. Ive read so many threads on here with people who have failed vetting or have got so far with the process and then you never hear from them again.. I just spoke to a helpfull fella on a number I found on here (free number too :slcup: ) he's given me details on how to appeal and given some advice on what to put in there. Said to call back once I receive the details on failure and he said he will help some more if he can. He said its unlikely its failed on criminal record checks as they usually take 4 weeks to come back from PNC and I've not even been in vetting 2 weeks. Furthermore they have had weekends and xmas thrown into the mix..
I will keep you updated with how it goes.
ARC 26/11/19
Conditional offer & vetting started 17/12/19
Referred for decision 24/12/19
Failed vetting :slst: 30/12/19
Appealed 16/01/20
Referred for decision 17/01/20
Still waiting 18/02/20
Vetting passed 25/02/20 :slcup:

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Re: What do you think?

Post by Snowy206 » Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:33 pm

Gutted for you. I hope you hear soon why then you can get that appeal straight back in and get passed.
Was a little concerned myself tonight as status was previously just going through employment checks, now it says pretty much the same but with loads of gumph! I too have a couple of issues with my record, just hoping as was 30 years ago it will not be an issue.
Have everything crossed that you will come out the other side mate. 🤞

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Re: What do you think?

Post by JCOX4 » Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:00 pm

I am heartbroken Snowy. But will send my letter tomorrow requesting the reasons (dont know why thats not sent automatically tbh) then deal with whatever issues come up if I can.
ARC 26/11/19
Conditional offer & vetting started 17/12/19
Referred for decision 24/12/19
Failed vetting :slst: 30/12/19
Appealed 16/01/20
Referred for decision 17/01/20
Still waiting 18/02/20
Vetting passed 25/02/20 :slcup:

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Re: What do you think?

Post by londonlad81 » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:43 pm

JCOX4, as others have said don’t give up until you know for sure. You declared previous convictions from a long time ago and didn’t get a custodial sentence. You still have a chance. Just declare everything and be honest if you appeal.

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Re: What do you think?

Post by Bearguy » Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:54 pm

I ain’t heard no fat lady singing yet :slwh:

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Re: What do you think?

Post by Snowy206 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:44 am

I have just received a request for more information from vetting..... at 00.17 on Mew Years day???? are they really working or has it been lost in space for a few days?? :slex:

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Re: What do you think?

Post by JCOX4 » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:09 am

How bizzare :slnuts:
ARC 26/11/19
Conditional offer & vetting started 17/12/19
Referred for decision 24/12/19
Failed vetting :slst: 30/12/19
Appealed 16/01/20
Referred for decision 17/01/20
Still waiting 18/02/20
Vetting passed 25/02/20 :slcup:

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