GWR Medical advice

Discussion in 'Railway Jobs & Careers' started by Stigy, 5 Apr 2019.

  1. Indy3995

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    :lol::lol::lol:
     
  2. Longggday

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    Cheers all for clearing that up. I just assumed they contacted you to confirm all was good.

    Just spoke to HR, all is good just got to wait for the formal offer.

    @tiptoptaff thank you for information. Also ‘willy waving’ got me laughing :D.
     
  3. tiptoptaff

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    Maybe that'll be the course motto #waveyourwilly
     
  4. Stigy

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    Please don’t assume my identity :lol:
     
  5. Stigy

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    So I assume it is a case of no news is good news in terms of medical results?
     
  6. tiptoptaff

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    So THAT's why you were walking funny last week :lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
  7. Mintona

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    Did you say you are starting at Bristol ttt? I’m trying to work out if I know you:s
     
  8. tiptoptaff

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    I am indeed, are you current West crew? If so, you'll know me, even if you don't realise!
     
  9. Mintona

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    I used to be west but I’ve been on HSS for about 2 1/2 years now.
     
  10. tiptoptaff

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    I've been here for about that long, Nov2016. On the same desk as FZ, TT, IW et al
     
  11. CC 72100

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    Well that is concerning o_O:s;)
     
  12. Longggday

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    Yeah. Looking forward to the formal offer now :D.
     
  13. Stigy

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    Well, just received my offer letter via email. I assume a human pushed a button yesterday as I wasn't expecting anything over the weekend? It's becoming more real now!
     
  14. Longggday

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    Congratulations buddy. Every step closer makes it feel more real, was the contract attached for you to read and sign?
     
  15. Stigy

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    Cheers mate, and agreed....I still couldn’t quite believe it’s happened so fast. Less than a year ago I’d only just applied for the process with Freightliner and in that time I’ve done the assessments and had three DMIs :)

    I had to accept and sign the offer electronically and they said I’ll receive the contract through the post to sign and return a copy of. The letter strangely still outlines the offer is subject to the receiving satisfactory medical results and DBS etc, which I assume they already have otherwise they’d not send the offer? (The DBS came back as I requested a certificate too). Probably just to cover themselves.

    They also mentioned filling out a uniform request? I get the impression it’s just an old letter template and their processes have changed (hence the uniform thing)....it also refers to them as ‘FGW’ in one place too.
     
  16. Longggday

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    Yeah that must be an old template they haven’t updated yet. Maybe the process was different before this recruitment phrase? ‍♂️

    I will let you know when I get my email and see if it’s the same.
     
  17. Stigy

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    Yes please do.
     
  18. Indy3995

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    No willywaving Stigy :lol:
    Haha, but I have mine too as :p
     
  19. Stigy

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    Haha :)

    Good news! Are you external? We were trying to work out their method in sending the letters or if it’s just random.
     
  20. Indy3995

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    Im First Group internal but not GWR internal. I dont think it matters when it comes to sending out the offers of employment really. Its all good :D
     
  21. Daydr3am3r

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    Congratulations to you all. If you don’t mind me asking does the offer confirm the starting salary? Just trying to sort out my own financial plans.
     
  22. Indy3995

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    Yep, £27,578
     
  23. Daydr3am3r

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    Thanks Indy.
     
  24. Stigy

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    Same for me then, coming from SWR.
     
  25. Longggday

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    There is a lot of willy waving going on here hahaha!

    I’m external to the First Group so maybe that’s why I’m not so lucky today.
     
  26. tiptoptaff

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    Internal (GWR) staff haven't had anything either. Doesn't seem to be a pattern
     
  27. Longggday

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    Oh ok, do you know if the same recruitment person is looking after the trainees going into positions(for GWR)?
     
  28. tiptoptaff

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    It's all one small team. Two of them handling it I think
     
  29. Longggday

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    Oh right. Ok cheers for the information.
     
  30. Longggday

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    Got my email today. Pretty much the same as yours, with the letter stating about subject to the results of the DBS and so on.
     

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