Working as a cardiologist in the NHS

Upon finishing medical school, you may still be undecided about which specialty you want to further your knowledge and pursue your career in. When considering all of your options, it’s important to ultimately choose the right path for your working, salary and location expectations. If you’re considering a career path as a cardiologist, keep on

Differences between a paediatric and neonatal nurse

Both paediatric and neonatal nurses play vital roles in providing essential healthcare to children. As a paediatric nurse, your responsibilities will be to care for children of all ages however, as a neonatal nurse, you will be caring for infants who require a specialised type of care. When choosing which of these career paths would

Life as a Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)

Athona’s nursing division is proud to offer a wide variety of jobs in many different specialties of nursing. A Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN) is just one of the specialties we recruit for here at Athona. As a CPN, your role will involve having the opportunity to care for patients in their homes, outpatient departments or

Athona’s Charity Quiz Night 2024

Over the last 10 years, we have partnered with so many incredible charities that save thousands of lives every day such as: Little Haven’s Children’s Hospice, The Guide Dogs, Saint Francis Hospice, Médecins Sans Frontières, Brentwood Mind, The Blue Cross, Alzheimer’s Society, The South Essex Wildlife Hospital, Cancer Research, Age UK (Redbridge, Barking and Havering)

AHP specialties update

As our AHP desk has continued to grow, we recently sat down again with Recruitment Consultant, Lewis where he discussed the new AHP specialties he is now recruiting for and which locations these roles are based in. From Speech and Language Therapists to Occupational Therapists across both Acute & Mental Health Settings, Lewis is also

New locum doctor tips

When embarking upon your first locum position, we understand it can be an overwhelming and a nerve-wracking experience. Whether you’re covering a new ward for the first time, starting out in a new hospital, or working with different doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, you may feel worried about how to navigate this new situation.

Meet Amy, Nursing’s Mental Health Recruitment Consultant

We recently spoke with Amy Johnson, Recruitment Consultant for our Mental Health Nursing team. Since joining Athona back in April 2023 as an Associate Consultant, we wanted to find out more about Amy’s career journey so far, what she enjoys most about her role and what advice she would give to others looking to kickstart

Considering working in Psychology?

Have you ever considered a career in psychology before? A psychologist is a healthcare professional who studies patients mental wellbeing, perceptual, cognitive, emotional and social pressures and behaviours. Working in this chosen role often incorporates having to observe patients and come up with interpretations of how each individual reacts to their different environments. Interested? Below,