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SpikeMk2 wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:30 pm Well at least everyone has said it can take a little while so we are not alone in the constant checking emails 😜 and at least your getting to organise your emails, now that's turning a negative into a positive 😁😁👍. 🤞🤞🤞🤞
Always look on the bright side eh? :sljo:
Where did you apply guys? I am not asking about detailed prisons info of course, but I am based in South West :slcoo:

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I applied at the end of October, did my ARC at the end of November (and passed with 75%). I received the results email roughly a week after attending! I was also informed that my documents were insufficient; I had to wait until the end of December to sort it via Zoom however it was all a big misunderstanding and my documents were fine after all. I was finally placed on the Merit list on 23/12. Received my conditional offer on 20/1, less than a month later! Vetting was completed on 22/02 after less than five weeks so I’m (im)patiently waiting for The Call. Based in the Midlands!
27/10- Applied
29/11- Arc
23/12- Resubmitted documentation/placed on Merit list
20/01- Conditional offer/vetting began
22/02- Vetting completed
04/03- The call
19/04- Start date

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Still email checking lol, Hope you get the call to start soon 🤞think am still a time away from that, passed VARC mid/end February so just entering into my third week (feels like 80) am north east just waiting out.....🤞🤔🙏🙏, Good luck everyone 😁

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Well, okay guys, update time!
I just have received my conditional offer today - a month and 1 day after my e-mail with successful ARC passing.
Not sure what I think I am doing with my life but hey... excited is underestimation - what a news on Friday! :slbg: :slcup:

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Congrats ! I’m assuming you accepted !!

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Congratulations! Had my successful results back with a score of 70% back on the 3rd march. Its hard to not keep checking my emails every half an hour!! Haha, well done on the job offer

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Damn right I had accepted! Couldn't be any better time for me to get this offer than now - so relieved!
Thanks all for all the priceless support and hey-ho I am not going anywhere from here, so you will hear more soon, I just need some time for this to sink in as I actually still can't get my head around it - literally e-mail came less than an hour ago and surprised me in the middle of my boring soon to be ex-job!
Ha! :slcl:

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Congratulations @ PolaR That email is kinda special. Now you’ve gotta ace the fitness test & you’re in :slyay:
Applied ~ 10/20
V~ Arc 01/21
Conditional Offer ~ 02/21
Fitness Test ~ 03/21 (Passed)
Previously Prison Vetted ~ (exp Feb 2024)
Currently @ “we are conducting Pre-Employment Checks”
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Im a drama Queen with a 9 year Probation background :slraz:

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I am quite fit and exercising 6 days a week so I think I should be okay, may need to gain some muscles tho as I am kinda skinny girl😂

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You’ll piss it then !

Want to gain some muscle, get tons of good scran down you to go with your exercise regime 👍🏻

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Like chicken and rice 3 times a day and all this body building suplements? Haha! 😭
Just booked my test for 6th April, didn’t expect it that early, especially that Leeds could offer appointments for like 22nd of April but it’s way too far from me!
I guess time to bite the bullet and just crack on💪🏻

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As a minimum you will need 6 meals a day, you don’t need to be taking a ton of supplements, if any I would say, food is the key, lots of it, the right kind too.

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At the moment I do get to eat 3 times a day and all is homemade and healthy I’d say, I hate processed food, frozen ready meals or takeaways, love my fruit and veg tho 😂
I recon once I will have more active job than sitting on my ass all days, my daily food intake should increase, just hope they won’t fail me as they would think I am too skinny for it, do you think they could? 😮

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Hahaha you daft git !

You aren’t failed based on your size, you are failed if you are not able to complete the basic fitness tests.....bleep test, agility test, shield hold, grip strength test....it’s a doddle man !

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Bring it on then 😂 7kg shield to hold... my dog weighs twice this much and I still carry him like a baby which he is!!

Thanks, you have humoured me for the day!