Best Places to Work 2014 – mental health trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 4,242
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 9 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 67 per cent male/33 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: No

The organisation has the sixth largest income of all mental health trusts (at £316m in 2012-13), as well as being the second largest by number of beds, and the fourth largest by number of staff. It trains staff well, with 90 per cent having been appraised in the past year and 81 per cent receiving health and safety training.