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WA Police International Transition recruitment

Old Mar 6th 2023, 8:09 pm
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Hi all​​​​​​!
my partner had his panel interview today, said his was only an hour and he didn’t feel it went well…but he’s not a very optimistic guy haha
just wondered if anyone thinks an hour long interview is a good or bad sign? And anyone else’s experience with the panel interview being just an hour? It’s really hard to find any indication as to what a bad or good panel interview looks like.. Thanks in advance!
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 8:46 pm
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Originally Posted by Jess.h96
Hi all​​​​​​!
my partner had his panel interview today, said his was only an hour and he didn’t feel it went well…but he’s not a very optimistic guy haha
just wondered if anyone thinks an hour long interview is a good or bad sign? And anyone else’s experience with the panel interview being just an hour? It’s really hard to find any indication as to what a bad or good panel interview looks like.. Thanks in advance!
My interview was one hour and 30 minutes. I had my interview 3 weeks ago on Thursday. I hate interviews, and i never perform well in them. Reading the latest, I don't think I'll get it based on being 43, having 14 years in and I'm a roads policing cop.
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 8:50 pm
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Slowly losing the faith, entering week 7 now, after the interview. I'm more of a do'er than good at interviews..
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 8:51 pm
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Originally Posted by Sparcs75
Slowly losing the faith, entering week 7 now, after the interview. I'm more of a do'er than good at interviews..
Im with you sadly. 7 weeks in and heard absolutely nothing.
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 8:55 pm
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I was meant to attend the roadshow on 1st March too, but never got there due to granddaughter deciding to fall over a road cone and break her elbow.
I've heard some have had to wait 8 weeks for a reply. I'm guessing they will have told the first intake for Sept by now.
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 8:59 pm
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Originally Posted by Jess.h96
Hi all​​​​​​!
my partner had his panel interview today, said his was only an hour and he didn’t feel it went well…but he’s not a very optimistic guy haha
just wondered if anyone thinks an hour long interview is a good or bad sign? And anyone else’s experience with the panel interview being just an hour? It’s really hard to find any indication as to what a bad or good panel interview looks like.. Thanks in advance!
Hi feel exactly the same. Really
couldn’t tell how it went. Some say it went on past the hour mark but I was cut off and they appeared to want to get it within the hour mark. I think references being sent out are done as standard after the interview. Fingers crossed 🤞 for him.
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 9:24 pm
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From what I can tell Reading on forums and stuff they have had close to 900 applicants. It means they can be a bit selective over who they want. Every forum I read states between 3 to 7-10 years. Not specialist. They want young in service I think ,working on the streets now so they can mould you and know you'll be happy on the streets there . Sou ds like you'll be stuck for some time on tean do to speak

The pension is a big deal for some , nobody seems to have and answer but with not being able to transfer it over people stand to loose alot . You need to get your own advice . At the roadshow as soon as they found out you were older ,specialist or long serving you could tell they did not give you as much time as chatting to the young officers

I think if you dont like response here you may aswell not like it there in the sun. I think youve akso got to ask why do they need so many. Maybe the grass aint greener .

Im sure fir some it woukd work out , you might not like the job but your family could be happy . Good luck to all who have done all the research about cost of moving and visas , housing crisis , pensions and the like and hope it all works out .

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Old Mar 6th 2023, 10:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Maca5876
From what I can tell Reading on forums and stuff they have had close to 900 applicants. It means they can be a bit selective over who they want. Every forum I read states between 3 to 7-10 years. Not specialist. They want young in service I think ,working on the streets now so they can mould you and know you'll be happy on the streets there . Sou ds like you'll be stuck for some time on tean do to speak

The pension is a big deal for some , nobody seems to have and answer but with not being able to transfer it over people stand to loose alot . You need to get your own advice . At the roadshow as soon as they found out you were older ,specialist or long serving you could tell they did not give you as much time as chatting to the young officers

I think if you dont like response here you may aswell not like it there in the sun. I think youve akso got to ask why do they need so many. Maybe the grass aint greener .

Im sure fir some it woukd work out , you might not like the job but your family could be happy . Good luck to all who have done all the research about cost of moving and visas , housing crisis , pensions and the like and hope it all works out .
Have you decided against it then Maca?

Based on everything I’ve read and then heard, it’s 100% response in Perth CBD and for me so it should be, they need front line uniformed officers to plug the shortages. With working response here the job can surely only get better haha. That said, response for me is still the greatest role in policing.

Having my doubts now though that I’ve got through given the 7 week wait and counting.
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 10:03 pm
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Hi All, i get the feeling people are getting a bit despondent about the time it takes, and as we all know we then start to imagine the worst...
I did my interview coming up to 3 weeks ago, so I believe its another 3 weeks or so till I hear, but lets remember they have got bout 900 applicants, they can be forgiven if they go over that. The way i see it is, they do need to chose the right people, and based on what is said in interviews and and each persons individual circumstances, they may put some back a bit to progress ones that would be in a better position to transition early. I personally couldn't move till early next year, so i have time.
I too have 14 years in and currently in a specialist department, but spent 12.5 years on response, quite happy to go back to it. I moved for a few reasons, but I have been police not just in the UK for a long time, I still love to catch baddies and I keep myself in shape to out run the criminals and the new recruits :-)
They have opened the recruiting to include up to the age of 55 and the minimum years in the job is 3 years, I can understand why they would prefer 3 to 7 years but I am sure they will welcome those with more experience as it benefits them. We have the knowledge how to police, we have the verbal and mental skills to deal with what comes our way, so I am sure they not going to dismiss you because of this advantage.
Remember also , that cost , visa and fear will deter and exclude many.

Good luck and stay positive people.........
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 10:19 pm
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For those people who don’t get in would you consider applying for Queensland Police?
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 10:52 pm
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Originally Posted by Ben_capitan
Have you decided against it then Maca?

Based on everything I’ve read and then heard, it’s 100% response in Perth CBD and for me so it should be, they need front line uniformed officers to plug the shortages. With working response here the job can surely only get better haha. That said, response for me is still the greatest role in policing.

Having my doubts now though that I’ve got through given the 7 week wait and counting.
it's the pension for me , 20 years in and ya ing to freeze ot and not being able to take it until state age , this would mean alot more years working

Im sure there are ways around this but having to pay a finacial advisor just to give you answers is cost . I know some in the groups have pulled out based on working more years.

I'm sure they would like experience but you can also see why they would want more mouldable people and younger to give them agood length of service .

If you are in response here and not that long in its def worth a shot.
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 10:58 pm
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Originally Posted by Slippery Pete
For those people who don’t get in would you consider applying for Queensland Police?
Not sure, I want WA as family are there already. No real connections to Queensland. Are they recruiting from the UK also?
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 11:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Ben_capitan
Not sure, I want WA as family are there already. No real connections to Queensland. Are they recruiting from the UK also?
Yep Uk and beyond
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 11:06 pm
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Originally Posted by Slippery Pete
Yep Uk and beyond
I take it this labour agreement could spread right across all policing jurisdictions?
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Old Mar 6th 2023, 11:32 pm
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Originally Posted by Ben_capitan
I take it this labour agreement could spread right across all policing jurisdictions?
Could be , there was talk SAPOL could open up

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