What is a framework agency?

At Athona, we truly believe that working with NHS frameworks is an important and positive part to the supply of temporary, permanent, and locum healthcare workers to deliver the best care for all patients. This ensures that there is a safe placement of healthcare professionals for each relevant audited body to be allocated a place to supply, which reassures both the employer and the agency worker.

Frameworks & Accreditations at Athona

At Athona we recognise our commitment and high-quality recruitment through different framework agreements such as Health Trust Europe and NHS Workforce Alliance. But we’re also accredited by The CPD Certification Service, ISO, and recognized in the Recruiter Magazine’s Fast 50.

Access to a wide range of jobs

When working through a framework agency like Athona, it allows individuals like you to have greater access to opportunities and flexibility in varied roles in a range of locations and professions, before anyone else. While working with a framework agency you will have access to the best possible pay rates.

Working with a quality supplier

As a framework agency, we go through a rigorous process so that we comply with the dedicated framework policies and procedures. This ensures all our candidates are supported and protected when completing and going through the necessary compliance checks and are able to work.

In-depth pre-employment and compliance checks

Before being involved in any type of new work placement, there are specific pre-employment and compliance checks that our candidates need to complete. Whilst this can feel overwhelming you will be supported by our renowned compliance team.

Transparency pay rates

At Athona, we always try and ensure that we are transparent with all our candidates to make sure they are getting the best possible pay rates best suited for their role, shift, location, and specialty of the profession are candidates are in.

If you’re looking to work with a reputable agency that puts you first, every time, then register with Athona today.