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Need to remember the prison is ours we just let them stay there. So none of this it's there house or own space. You can't go to a hotel and spark up?

I vaguely remember some movie where tons of missing people were returned to the planet including Glen Miller although he was slightly changed and now played reggae
In some YOI they do get gifts,socks or little stocking filler type things. Staff will usually get a longer dinner there will be a little fewer staff on over the whole day because bang up is usually earlier. You will tend to find its harder to bang up the more difficult cons near the end of your day over the festive period.
We're also doing something different again this year for food. Last year I did a tapas which was amazing. This year with be a 3 bird game pie (pheasant, partridge and duck - all shot locally and prepared by yours truly), roast potatoes and parsnips, carrots and peas with a home made stuffing.
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Failed rad. Thoughts?

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Failed rad. Thoughts?

Post by Rexrippington » Mon Dec 22, 2014 9:58 pm

Evening all. Long term lerker.

As it says found out I failed today. After worrying about all the other aspects it was the usual role play fail which I actually felt confident about.

And for reference I took my test on the 11th at Manchester so it's not taken long.

Anyway I'll be reading up on them on here anywhere really. But I had a few questions.

I failed 5 of 7 aspects. Some by 1% some by more. I'm going to ring SS in the morning to find out if Ill be offered a retake as my preferred prison has taken off there recruitment. But do you think ill qualify? And what time do they open?

Think I saw on here something about a course they offer to help coach you on the role plays and its offered with the resit. But as I've not seen mention of it since I may have miss read but if anyone knows of such a thing I'd like to hear about it.


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Re: Failed rad. Thoughts?

Post by F1R3BLADE » Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:39 pm

They may contact you over time to go to a development day if you narrowly failed on one aspect, no timeframes on this however, you can call them in the morning, they are open 8am - 6pm, you'll have their number on your emails.

Good luck and don't give in at the first hurdle if it's what you really want to do.
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Re: Failed rad. Thoughts?

Post by keiramurphy » Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:37 am

Sorry to hear that you failed, dont beat yourself up though,

i failed on the English in June, and got offered a retake last week so took quite a while but i passed.

Maybe ring up, but keep practicing. i bought the prison officer book off the internet and it helped me alot with the role plays.

good luck!

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Re: Failed rad. Thoughts?

Post by SWM5436 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:31 am

It's been almost 3 years, hoping he has either passed and working in the prison or found a different calling, but at least you used the search function so that's one positive.
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