St Giles Trust has been recognised as one of Britain's top not-for-profit employers for the ninth consecutive year. This year, we have been ranked 51st overall in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not For Profit Organisations to work for category, which acknowledges excellence in the workplace.
We learned of the result last night (22 February 2017) at the Best Companies award ceremony at Battersea Power Station in London.
The ranking is based on an independent survey of the responses of staff at St Giles Trust on their working life and views on their job by workplace engagement specialists Best Companies.
82% of staff considered that their jobs are valuable for their futures – placing St Giles Trust in ninth place among small not-for-profit organisations. 78% thought their jobs were good for personal growth and 80% felt that managers regularly expressed appreciation for good work and were inspired by our Chief Executive Rob Owen OBE.
He said: “I am immensely proud that we have stayed in this prestigious list for the ninth year running. I am convinced this is largely because we are a charity offering employment and development opportunities for some of the most socially excluded people in society. The win not only says something about the supportive and productive working environment we offer our staff and volunteers, it also demonstrates the value of giving a chance to people who are locked out of mainstream opportunities.”