Best Places to Work 2014 – mental health trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 1,303
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 16 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 79 per cent male/21 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: Yes

“The trust feels very much like a family,” says one member of staff. It delivers well on career pathways as 94 per cent of staff have been appraised in the last 12 months. Its staff are competitive, especially at the annual doctors versus managers cricket match.