Best Places to Work 2014 – acute trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 4,678
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 4.5 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 40 per cent male/60 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: Yes

Employing 7,162 staff, the trust offers many opportunities for career progression, from work experience through to specialist training. It scored an impressive 3.74 out of 5 for job satisfaction in the NHS staff survey and 3.94 for staff recommendations.