Best Places to Work 2014 – mental health trust

  • Full time permanent staff: 2,836
  • Voluntary staff turnover: 10 per cent
  • Exec team male/female ratio: 56 per cent male/44 per cent female
  • Programme to recruit ethnic diverse staff: Yes

Regarded as a successful organisation with strong, stable leadership, South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust employs a team totalling 4,237. Chief executive Steven Michael has been in the post since 1997. Staff retreats and counselling sessions help to keep its staff happy with 82 per cent of staff reporting they are capable of fulfilling their roles.