About People Who Work In Our Services

We collect and review information about people who work in our organisation to make sure that people have equal opportunities, are not discriminated against and have positive experiences of working here. Detailed information about people who work in STH can be found in the Annual Equality and Human Rights Report – Supplementary Information which is published in the Eliminating Discrimination, Advancing Equal Opportunity and Fostering Good Relations section of these web pages.

Highlights of this information can be found below.

The Age of people who work in our organisation

On the 31st of March 2012

  • 1.08% of people who worked in the organisation were under 20 years old
  • 18.23% were 20 to 29 years old,
  • 53.02% were between 30 and 49 years old,
  • 26.45% were between 50 and 64 years old, and
  • 1.05% were over 65 years old.
People who have Disabilities who work in our organisation

Between March 2011 and March 2012 we improved staff disability reporting. In March 2011 we had information for only 9.5% of staff by March 2012 this had increased to just under 35%. Of these staff 33% said they did not have a disability and 2% said they did have a disability.

The ethnicity of people who work in our organisation

The 2011 census information has recently been released so the table below shows the ethnicity of staff working in STH compared to the population of Sheffield. There are a couple of things to note when looking at this data, the Sheffield population data is for all ages whereas the STH data covers working age people only and the census data includes two ethnicities that have been collected only for the 2011 census, these are blanked out for STH because we do not include these ethnicities specifically at the moment when we ask staff about ethnicity.
 

Ethnicity Sheffield Teaching Hospitals March 2012 Sheffield Population Census 2011
White British 81.18% 80.80%
Asian Pakistani 1.62% 4.00%
White Other 3.71% 2.30%
Black African 3.28% 2.10%
Other ethnic group: Arab   1.50%
Chinese 0.58% 1.30%
Indian 2.68% 1.10%
Asian Other 1.20% 1.00%
Black Caribbean 0.89% 1.00%
Mixed White & Black Caribbean 0.35% 1.00%
Other 0.84% 0.70%
Mixed White & Asian 0.38% 0.60%
Bangladeshi 0.13% 0.60%
Mixed Other 0.50% 0.60%
Black Other 0.19% 0.50%
White Irish 0.66% 0.50%
Mixed White & Black African 0.36% 0.20%
White Gypsy or Irish Traveller   0.10%
Not stated /Not Known 1.46% 0.00%

 

The Religion or Beliefs of people who work in our organisation

As of March 2012 we have information about religion for approximately 40% of staff this is a slight improvement in recording from 2011 when we had information for about 34% of staff. We continue to aim to improve this; information about the religion of staff can be found in detail in the Trust 2012 Equality and Human Rights Report Supplementary Information.

Sex (Men /Women) of people who work in our organisation

On the 31st of March 2012 the breakdown of men and women in the organisation was:

Women – 76.46%
Men – 23.53%
This is relatively unchanged from 2011.

Sexual Orientation of people who work in our organisation

As of March 2012 we have information about sexual orientation for 40% of staff again this is a slight improvement on recording from 2011. Our current priority is to improve the information we have in this area. Of the 40% of staff we have information for 0.7% said they are Lesbian Gay or Bisexual.
 

 
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