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five years ago Benchmarking came in which said prisons could run with a lot less staff, VEDS was born and thousands of highly experienced prison officers were paid off handsomely to leave early.
This gave HMP the prisons with a lot less staff that they wanted and since then? Well since then we have RECORD NUMBERS of brand new prison officers with 0 experience whatever. Far better than the hugely experienced prison officers who were paid handsomely to leave.
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by Amos515
Sun Jan 07, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: New Year, New job! (January Starts)
Replies: 46
Views: 1352

Re: New Year, New job! (January Starts)

I’ll be at leeds Hun how about you? (Good luck for tomorrow 😊)
by Amos515
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: New Year, New job! (January Starts)
Replies: 46
Views: 1352

Re: New Year, New job! (January Starts)

Good luck everyone!! Me and my friend start on Monday, different establishments but same poelt so I’m glad I will know someone there haha! Just a question for the ladies, how are we supposed to wear our hair!? I was going to put it in a bun but on my familiarisation day I saw lots of officers with p...
by Amos515
Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Contract received after October 1st (pay rise)
Replies: 27
Views: 1328

Re: Contract received after October 1st (pay rise)

I'm not sure on the contract front but I can give u a big of info on the pension we started POELT on 16th Oct so got paid 3 weeks my pension subs were £60 and the employer subs was £260 so a total of £320 went in to my pension pot and that's on alpha HTH Patch So you get paid from the date you star...
by Amos515
Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: New hall wakefield or armley leeds?
Replies: 27
Views: 1383

Re: New hall wakefield or armley leeds?

Huntsman22 wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:06 am
Oh we’re you the one in the PS on the bottom of the email from our mentor? Yeah it was fantastic!
Yep that was me haha just waiting on her getting back to me with a date now, gutted I couldn’t make it but current work commitments wouldn’t allow!

What sort of things did you do?
by Amos515
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: New hall wakefield or armley leeds?
Replies: 27
Views: 1383

Re: New hall wakefield or armley leeds?

As do i! Had a familiarisation the other day and I loved NH
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Was it on Tuesday? I couldn’t go to that as I was working but she is arranging another date for me. How did you find it?
by Amos515
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Ask a Prison Officer
Topic: New hall wakefield or armley leeds?
Replies: 27
Views: 1383

Re: New hall wakefield or armley leeds?

I accepted New hall... start poelt in jan 😊
by Amos515
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting blues
Replies: 3921
Views: 132886

Re: Vetting blues

Hope your not waiting too long Hun... I thought I’d be waiting ages.... nearly passed out when I checked and saw the change haha
by Amos515
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting blues
Replies: 3921
Views: 132886

Re: Vetting blues

I was in vetting 8 weeks Elvis, my status changed last Monday!

They called me at 7:25 kris
by Amos515
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting blues
Replies: 3921
Views: 132886

Re: Vetting blues

Finally had the call!!!!!! Start at my establishment 8th of jan then POELT in the 15th at leeds!!!
I’m so happy I could cry! It’s finally starting to feel real!!!

Anyone else on the same training?
by Amos515
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting
Replies: 120
Views: 6446

Re: Vetting

I had my status change last Monday... still waiting for my call 🙈
by Amos515
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Where does the DBS go?
Replies: 8
Views: 623

Re: Where does the DBS go?

My friend received her dbs trough the post and was told she had to take it to the establishment to finish clearance... she called the jail and they have no idea what she’s talking about?? Ss are being no help at all so she’s panicking now!!!
by Amos515
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting blues
Replies: 3921
Views: 132886

Re: Vetting blues

Jack24701 wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:03 pm
I didn’t wait :wink: called then at 4:10 haha

I’m not sure how often they run but it sounded there was placed left on the 23rd Oct
What number did you call please Hun, gonna call them tonight 😆
by Amos515
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting blues
Replies: 3921
Views: 132886

Re: Vetting blues

Premanz wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:54 pm
Anyone starting their Induction on the 27th of November at Leeds.
Iv not had a start date yet but due a call so hopefully I will 😆
by Amos515
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting blues
Replies: 3921
Views: 132886

Re: Vetting blues

OH WOW. After 15.5 weeks in vetting, 12 week CTC wait, 2 reference errors & a whole lot of panicking over a NFA... I HAVE HAD THE STATUS CHANGE!!!!! (the withdraw app button is still there, doesn't mean anything though does it ?) Congratulations Hun!!! I had my status change last night 💪🏼 My withdr...
by Amos515
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Vetting and Recruitment
Topic: Vetting blues
Replies: 3921
Views: 132886

Re: Vetting blues

OH WOW. After 15.5 weeks in vetting, 12 week CTC wait, 2 reference errors & a whole lot of panicking over a NFA... I HAVE HAD THE STATUS CHANGE!!!!! (the withdraw app button is still there, doesn't mean anything though does it ?) Congratulations Hun!!! I had my status change last night 💪🏼 My withdr...