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X3197

Start dates

Post by X3197 » Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:06 pm

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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Re: Start dates

Post by Shadow7uk » Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:41 am

What happened a week ago? was it the call?

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Re: Start dates

Post by Clc83 » Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:53 am

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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Re: Start dates

Post by aliever7239 » Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:48 pm

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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Re: Start dates

Post by Marc1977 » Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:21 pm

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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Re: Start dates

Post by JCOX4 » Wed Jul 15, 2020 3:17 pm

Hopefully they start pushing through soon!
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Referred for decision 17/01
Decision overturned 25/02
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Vetting passed 21/03
Covid-19 saga
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Re: Start dates

Post by X3197 » Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:28 pm

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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Re: Start dates

Post by Taff86 » Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:27 am

Even when your in your establishment, they all say shared services (sscl) are absolutely shocking.

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Re: Start dates

Post by Bearguy » Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:33 am

There is a pattern emerging here 💩

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Re: Start dates

Post by X3197 » Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:10 pm

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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Re: Start dates

Post by Taff86 » Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:34 am

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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Re: Start dates

Post by JCOX4 » Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:29 pm

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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Offer/vetting started 17/12
A&C decision 24/12
Failed vetting 30/12
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Decision overturned 25/02
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Vetting passed 21/03
Covid-19 saga
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Re: Start dates

Post by Taff86 » Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:44 pm

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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Re: Start dates

Post by Bearguy » Sat Jul 18, 2020 5:35 am

Hope you’re knife, fork and spoon hasn’t been too busy during lockdown so you pass your fitness 👍🏻

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Re: Start dates

Post by Clc83 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:00 am

Morning All,

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

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