Best Places to Work 2014 – mental health trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 2,024
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 9 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 80 per cent male/20 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: Yes

Staff at this integrated mental health services provider feel less pressure at work compared with other mental health trusts. They also take part in social activities such as a choir and football teams. The trust has an apprenticeship programme to encourage younger recruits as well as promoting staff networks across the organisation.