From a Community Nurse to a Recruitment Resourcer

Before joining Athona’s Nursing division as a Resourcer back in May 2022, Kate Horne worked in the healthcare field from 2007-2021, qualifying as a Registered Nursing Associate in 2019. However, at the beginning of 2022 Kate decided to embark upon a new challenge and career journey and instead of practising as a nurse, now she

Tips to take care of your Mental Wellbeing

October 10th marks World Mental Health Day where this year, the Mental Health Foundation are encouraging people to open up and talk about their experiences with their awareness campaign, ‘If this speaks to you, speak to us’. Alongside this, the theme for this year is ‘Make mental health and wellbeing for all a global priority’.

Meet Gemma, Athona’s Executive Recruitment Consultant for Nursing

Meet Gemma Baxter, Athona’s Executive Recruitment Consultant for our Nursing division. We spoke with Gemma to gain a deeper insight into her role and responsibilities, benefits of working with an agency and advice for others wanting to start out in recruitment! Keep on reading to find out more information on Gemma. What were you doing

Celebrating 15 years of Athona’s Psychiatry division

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 15 years since Athona’s Psychiatry division was started. Way back in 2007, Steve Anthony, now Managing Director at Athona, joined and started the psychiatry desk. Master Vendor Agreements and Tier 1 contracts quickly followed as the growing team built long-lasting relationships with the candidates and clients they were

UK heatwave: a guide to surviving the hot weather as a healthcare professional

As the UK continues to experience a heatwave and hot weather over the next few weeks and with record breaking temperatures expected this upcoming weekend, it’s important to ensure you’re taking appropriate measures to take care of yourself during this time. Below we’ve collated some quick top tips and examples on how to take care

Diary of a Digital Marketing Apprentice: The First Few Months

We sat down with our Digital Marketing Assistant Apprentice Jessica Lord, to give you an insight into how her first few months have been since joining Athona. We discussed life at Athona, day-to-day tasks, choosing to complete an apprenticeship and much more. Get to know more about Jess here:  What is your role at Athona?

New NHS mental health support service

As of the 11th June 2022, the NHS have hired thousands of new mental health practitioners to support those with mental health conditions such as; bipolar, eating disorders or psychosis. They will be offered what they need whether it’s a consultation, a referral or treatment, and will be sent straight to hospital staff without needing

Working as an RMN in the West Midlands

At Athona, we have a variety of different Registered Mental Health Nursing jobs available across the West Midlands. From the outstanding world-class museums to the stunning Warwick Castle, there is plenty to do when you’re not locuming. There are many perks and benefits as to why working in the West Midlands could be ideal for

Choosing the right role for you

There are many different job opportunities out there and here at Athona we can help you find the right role for you and ensure your journey into finding your dream career is stress-free. There’s a variety of different ways you can work such as; a locum, in a permanent position, as a contract worker or

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