“This ‘Trust’ ironically instils no trust whatsoever in the minds of the jobbing clinicians and admin staff.
Senior executives and new ‘associate’ directors are tripping over each other while nurses run wards and woefully inadequate community teams with skeleton staffing.”
“Most of us don’t recall seeing advertisements for any associate director posts, nor do we recall the concept of ‘slotting in’ being discussed during MULTIPLE periods of unsettling redeployment/ cost improvement.”
“Senior managers have given favoured ‘yes men and women’ (some paid off handsomely, only to return shortly afterwards on consultative contracts) ‘acting up’ posts as they see fit. No interviews. No equality of opportunity. No shame.”
“If your face fits you can sky rocket to great heights with little formal process. Meanwhile mere clinicians and junior admin are subjected to competitive and humiliating scenario-based interviews to vie for their own jobs, or lesser ones.
A ‘nest of vipers’ as one person aptly described it. Well, any of these ‘Acting’ or ‘Associate’ post-dwellers need to remember that what goes around comes around. Think about a contingency, because you may, one day, wish you had retained your principles and acted humanely. You may well end up being as disposable as the rest of us….”