Best Places to Work 2015 - Acute Trusts

  • Full time equivalent staff: 2,593
  • Sickness absence rates: 3.68 per cent
  • Staff recommending care: 78 per cent
  • Staff recommending as place to work: 76 per cent

Childcare vouchers, bicycle loans and optical care vouchers are among the standard benefits to staff at Dartford and Gravesham Trust. An annual staff awards scheme exists, as does a programme to recruit and retain disabled workers. More than four in 10 members of staff questioned by the NHS said they had received well structured appraisals in the previous 12 months.