Best Places to Work 2015 – Mental Health Trusts

  • Full time equivalent staff: 3,924
  • Sickness absence rates: 4.77 per cent
  • Staff recommending care: 62 per cent
  • Staff recommending as place to work: 62 per cent

Eligible staff at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust can exchange a proportion of their gross salary for benefits such as laptops, iPads, mobile phones, cars and bicycles. The trust has a cycle to work scheme and offers discounts on local bus travel. Engagement measures include a standalone website for staff to raise concerns directly with the chief executive.