Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Provider of mental health services
  • Year established:
    2011
  • Website:
    http://www.navigocare.co.uk/
  • Contact
    • NAViGO House, 3-7 Brighowgate, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN32 0QE

About NAViGO

NAViGO are a not-for-profit social enterprise that emerged from the NHS to run all local mental health and associated services in North East Lincolnshire.

The organisation offers a wide range of services including acute facilities and more specialist services such as systemic family therapy. Its approach is to offer services in conjunction with the people who use them, meaning they are often bespoke.

Operating from ten sites across the region, NAViGO are passionate about the work they do, aiming to support and improve mental health and wellbeing of the local population through their values.

A key value of NAViGO is to be an employer of choice, and looks to create a work environment where members of staff are supported.

Chief Executive Officer Jane Lewington believes in being as visible as possible, and regularly takes part in service visits and floor walk rounds with all staff and service users.


What is it like to work for NAViGO

Leadership
Leadership
The senior management team are visible at all times, and all staff know who they are and what roles they play within the organisation. Senior managers routinely visit teams on a quarterly basis to give organisation updates and avail themselves for questions.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Staff are given study leave to participate in work-related further education. NAViGO also offer 360 feedback by consultants, job shadowing and an e-learning portal with a host of different courses for employees to get involved with.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
NAViGO believe in providing additional recognition across the company to celebrate employees’ successes. All staff are given a Christmas hamper from a choice of five suppliers and are given a spring bonus of garden centre vouchers.

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  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    10

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Male : Female:

    21% / 79%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    23%

  • Average Age:

    46

  • Staff:

    560

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