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How long are people waiting for start dates? Are understaffed prisons given priority? I have been waiting a week so far
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What happened a week ago? was it the call?
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I have been waiting 4 weeks, since passing my vetting. I have been told, they are awaiting a decision, when to proceed with start dates, as they have a bag log who’s training was cancelled due to Covid.
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Same here, i passed vetting 2 weeks ago, still waiting for start date, i called them ,... always Covid excuse :o :o
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I Applied for OSG position in January and got the call yesterday and starting date 10th of august, prison officers might be longer wait
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Hopefully they start pushing through soon!
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Start- Delayed until further notice
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Just one wait after another. This has been so poorly managed, I only hope they don't lockdown again on the 2nd wave (if it happens)
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Even when your in your establishment, they all say shared services (sscl) are absolutely shocking.
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There is a pattern emerging here 💩
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Taff86 wrote: Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:27 am Even when your in your establishment, they all say shared services (sscl) are absolutely shocking.
can your establishment push them along or is it completely down to sscl?
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Sadly it's down to sscl at the end of the day, they may be able to try push things along but it's down to sscl, they have a high turn over of staff hence why they are crap
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Had a txt through today asking me to retake fitness test. Rang recruitment and they are getting everyone to redo fitness tests as they are expecting start dates through imminently and they want everyone's fitness test up to date.
Hopefully this is kind of a good sign, even if annoying, mine doesn't expire until November anyway but still have to redo it now.
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They did that with me mate, I had my start date then said I had to redo the fitness before my start date.
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Hope you’re knife, fork and spoon hasn’t been too busy during lockdown so you pass your fitness 👍🏻
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Morning All,

Just wondering if any Prison officers have had any start dates through, in the last couple of weeks?
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