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familiarisation

Post by mpeng82 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:50 pm

Evening All,

Ive seen onbthe careers website and on here that once you submit your initial application and online test you are then invited to a firmilarisation visit prior to taking the RAD.

However although i have done the initial application and passed part RAD nobody has actually spoken to me about the firmilarisation.

Has the process changed or does this differ depending on the Prison applied for/area.

i am near Liverpool, applied for Hindley and took RAD in HMP Manchester.

Cheers

Matt

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Re: Firmilarisation

Post by Saxon79 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:54 pm

I start at my establishment on 2nd October. I haven't had a familiarisation visit but I'm having one on 26th September. So you may not be offered one until you have a start date.
Applied 27/5/2017
RAD 23/6/2017
Rad Results 27/6/2017
Merit Listed 28/6/2017
Conditional Offer 1/7/2017
Vetting 1/7/2017

Passed Vetting 4/8/2017 :slyay:
Start 2/10/2017 :slyay: :slyay: :slyay:
POELT 9/10/2017 :D

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Re: Firmilarisation

Post by SgtBush » Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:56 pm

Bloody visitors!!! :slraz:

Coming over here, watching what we do :slwh:
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Zulu's at dawn is for prison officers only. Pm me for verification process

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Re: Firmilarisation

Post by Kirk » Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:01 pm

I never had one either

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Re: Firmilarisation

Post by Fab05 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:57 pm

I never got one...first day on the job will be the first time inside a prison! :sloo:

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Re: Firmilarisation

Post by Gravey957 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 2:47 am

Never got one either ! But my RAD was first time in a prison

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Re: Firmilarisation

Post by Tiger » Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:51 am

Saxon79 wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:54 pm
I start at my establishment on 2nd October. I haven't had a familiarisation visit but I'm having one on 26th September. So you may not be offered one until you have a start date.
Really? Mines tonight
:slbg: RAD 2nd Sept
:slyay: RAD results 4th Sept
Now waiting... :slwin:

Vetting form :sltgn: 6th Oct
Submitted 15th Oct :slred:

:slyay: on the vetting train :slcl:

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Re: familiarisation

Post by Emearg » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:00 am

I got offered the day and thought it was amazing and after it wanted the job more than anything.

I came before I did the RAD and I think that everyone should have it as I felt that this was a very important part of the start of the process.
8th April 17, Applied - 31 May 17, Familiarisation Day - 8th June 17, Attended RAD/Fail - 6th July 17, Attended development day/Passed - 25th July 17, conditional offer - 26th July 17, vetting started - 29th September, Received start date. :slyay:

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Re: familiarisation

Post by Justice911 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:23 pm

Hi,


It actually differs between prisons because a visit is actually new into the recruitment process.


If you haven had one, when you pass vetting you will get an email from someone from your establishment.

Just email back and get them to book one in for you.

They will be happy to help

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Re: familiarisation

Post by Huntsman22 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:27 pm

I got invited to one two days after I passed vetting
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: familiarisation

Post by SWM5436 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:08 pm

Some prisons run them every Saturday, may be worth phoning yours and asking about one for you. I was quite lucky as the military liaison arranged one for us at the prison I’m applying for so visited before I completed the POST.
Fam visit then POST - 21 June
RAD - 12 July
RAD passed - 15 July :slcup:
Conditional offer - 17 July
Vetting - 18 July :sloo:
OH Assist - 28 Sept
Awaiting scrutinisation by OH Assist - 19 Oct

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