references and vetting

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references and vetting

Post by alctel » Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:18 pm


Just a quick question

I applied for South Wales PCSO and have successfully passed all stages including medical and fitness.
Having completed a security questionnaire at the start of the week it seems all i am waiting for is the vetting and references to be completed.
Does anyone know how long this usually takes?
I have ever had a run in with the law and have a good credit history along with a clean family history.
Would this speed things up?

Any replies are appreciated

Kind regards


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Re: references and vetting

Post by Arthur ASCII » Fri Mar 09, 2012 3:47 pm

Patience alctel. It shouldn't take more than a week or two, but a considerable number of potential recruits are being processed so the system is bound to get a little clogged.

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Re: references and vetting

Post by alctel » Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:06 pm

thanks for the info :)

I had heard it could take up to 6 months so just wanted to brace myself for a long wait haha

will have to sit tight!

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Re: references and vetting

Post by sparrox » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:30 am

Hey alctel. Do you recall how long after the application form you heard back for the assessment/interview stage?
I too have just applied for South Wales. Good luck.

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