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Re: Prison Officer Applications

Post by Moopheus » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:13 pm

Since our training goes over Christmas will we be getting any time off?

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Re: Prison Officer Applications

Post by outcast97 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:06 pm

So i passed my RAD on the 22nd of September. Almost a month ago now. Called 2 weeks ago to ask for a update and was told Manchester had not sent my results yet off to SS and they were awaiting them.
Called Manchester and was a snotty woman who answered and said why on earth are you ringing ss already? It can take 8 weeks to send your results....
So let another 2 weeks pass and called again on Friday as I still haven't heard anything, SS said that they're still awaiting my results and will chase them up.

Is this normal? I know vetting can take a long time but its frustrating to know I've passed my RAD and I just feel like absoloutely nothing whatsoever is happening. It's really annoying me. I just want to know If I have a conditional offer or the Merit List or what?

Has anybody else experienced a long wait after RAD to wait for a conditional offer/merit list conrrimation?

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Re: Prison Officer Applications

Post by Huntsman22 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:05 pm

You’ll get the same reply whether you post this on one page or two. It can take weeks as you were told. It’s very frustrating but will be worth it in the end!
Applied - 12th May
Passed POST - 12th May
RAD - 16th May
Passed RAD - 18th May
Merit listed - 22nd May
Provisional offer - 29th June
Vetting started - 29th June
The call - 10th October
Join establishment - 1st January
POELT - 7th January

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Re: Prison Officer Applications

Post by Sharknado » Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:39 am

I had a 5 month wait. Handed my notice to the probation service today.

Good luck but remember it may take a while be patient :sloo:

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