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Datastuff last won the day on August 23

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  1. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    Mine was about 45 mins to an hour.
  2. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    Mine starts with G, and I chose P, E, J.
  3. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    Keep the faith. I might have just got lucky. Like I say, they seem insanely busy. I’ve got a sore thumb from refreshing my emails on my phone this week! Let us know how you get on.
  4. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    I was advised by email. My notice was a little complicated, I needed to give 31 full days, so today was the last day I could do that. I’d imagine a raft of offers will be going out tomorrow. They seem really busy at the moment - no news at the moment is still good news.
  5. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    That’s a great way of putting it. I’ve chosen P, E, J - in that order - and I’m hoping for Fife or Edinburgh! I got a call in July saying that I was on the cusp of getting Fife. Best of luck to everyone else still waiting on news over the coming days/weeks.
  6. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    Just handed my notice in. Offer says divisions will be revealed in two weeks, which isn’t what I’ve been told when I’ve asked previously. Fingers crossed for something not ridiculously far from home. The actual letter says ‘you must be prepared to serve anywhere in Scotland’... I’m presuming this is just a formality though, as surely the posting preference says that you’re guaranteed one of your chosen divisions? Excited and nervous... it’s getting real!
  7. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    Likewise! Had mine today too, no size of hat felt right for me!
  8. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    Yep - gonna be a long week!
  9. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    If this is the case, this may very well be the best thing I’ve heard all week - thank you! That does seem to fall in line with what I’ve been told previously by recruitment. I also got a call in July to confirm I was still happy with P Division as my first choice, as that it where I’m likely to end up as they need numbers there. A lot of ifs and buts at the moment! I think the general anxiety of everything has increased because I’m so close to getting in now. Fingers crossed!
  10. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    No worries. I think we’re all looking for crumbs at the moment regarding posting preferences! What really concerns me is that when I originally applied last year, East recruitment told me I’d know my division when I get my final offer letter. But from what I’m seeing on here, that isn’t the case. I’m not too comfortable with handing in my notice before being in a position of complete information regarding everything.
  11. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    Mine were the same post-March. All signed off West. As far as I’m aware there is no East recruitment anymore, so all the letters have been signed off by West.
  12. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    I don’t think it will. I had to my later stages through Jackton when Fettes (East) closed in March, and all my choices are for East divisions.
  13. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    Ah, I see. I got told last month when they called me that I’d likely be getting P or E, so perhaps it’s to do with demand levels if L & G have had issues of late?
  14. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    What were your other choices?
  15. Datastuff

    Police Scotland Recruitment

    Me too, first thing on the Monday morning, just after 9am. I’ve got everything out the way now, just waiting on a final offer next week hopefully (in line with my 31 days notice). Also hoping I get my first choice of P division, given that I live in Fife it would be perfect. My second choice is Edinburgh. Anybody have any idea how likely your first or second choice is? They’re still accepting applications for both, so I’m working on the assumption that they need people there.