Best Places to Work 2014 – mental health trust

  • Full time permanent staff:3,570
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 7 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 86 per cent male/14 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: No

An employee experience team looks after staff at South Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust, covering occupational health, an employee assistance programme and a staff flu campaign among other initiatives. The trust has scored an impressive 3.91 for effective team working in the most recent NHS staff survey.