Focussing on your wellbeing for a new academic year

  • September 9th, 2021
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The beginning of a new school year can be a busy and stressful time for teachers and support staff, to better support your mental health and help you focus on your wellbeing for a new academic year we’ve devised 10 top tips to help you manage being back at school and prioritising your wellbeing. Reconnect […]

Advisory Board: Supporting your mental wellbeing

  • August 23rd, 2021
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At the beginning of August 2021 we held the third in a series of Advisory Board sessions, with the focus this time on supporting our candidate’s mental wellbeing, a topic all too prevalent with the continuation of the coronavirus pandemic. A difficult, but necessary discussion led us to uncover a feeling of burnout, moral injury, […]

Healthcare Workers’ Foundation: Athona’s charity partner

  • July 28th, 2021
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The Healthcare Workers’ Foundation, also known as HWF (originally called Healthcare Extraordinary Response Organisation, Education & Support – HEROES) is a charity committed to protecting the welfare and wellbeing of healthcare workers across the UK. Having recently launched an online platform, Healthchain, the HWF has enabled easy access to a growing number of initiatives, including […]

Why Recruitment?

  • July 7th, 2021
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If you’ve chosen a career in recruitment, the question of ‘why?’ won’t be uncommon to you. My team and I get asked on a monthly if not weekly basis – what made us choose a career in the recruitment industry. Ultimately working in recruitment is working in a high-pressured sales environment, but if you thrive […]

From Resourcer to Recruiter: 18 months on catching up with Paige

  • March 12th, 2021
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Back in August 2019 we first spoke to Paige and Lewis who had quickly made the step-up from resourcer to recruiter in six short months. Fast-forward 18 months, both Paige and Lewis have gone from strength-to-strength and are now running successful desks as part of our psychiatry division. Catching up with Paige we asked her […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 – Meet Amy

  • February 12th, 2021
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We’re incredibly proud of our apprentices we have here at Athona, so this National Apprenticeship Week we are celebrating some of the great apprentices who have recently graduated, and see what they have learnt during our time on their apprenticeship. Below we meet Amy, our Compliance Apprentice. What were you doing before you started as […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 – Meet Lily

  • February 11th, 2021
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We’re incredibly proud of our apprentices we have here at Athona, so this National Apprenticeship Week we are celebrating some of the great apprentices who have recently graduated, and see what they have learnt during our time on their apprenticeship. Below we meet Lily, our Portal Officer Apprentice. What were you doing before you started […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 – Meet Saffron

  • February 10th, 2021
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We’re incredibly proud of our apprentices we have here at Athona, so this National Apprenticeship Week we are celebrating some of the great apprentices who have recently graduated, and see what they have learnt during their time on their apprenticeship. Below we meet Saffron, our Resourcer Apprentice. What were you doing before you started as […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 – Meet Alice

  • February 9th, 2021
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We’re incredibly proud of our apprentices we have here at Athona, so this National Apprenticeship Week we are celebrating some of the great apprentices who have recently graduated, and see what they have learnt during our time on their apprenticeship. Below we meet Alice, our Operations Apprentice. What were you doing before you started as […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 – Meet Tanbeer

  • February 8th, 2021
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We’re incredibly proud of our apprentices we have here at Athona, so this National Apprenticeship Week we are celebrating some of the great apprentices who have recently graduated, and see what they have learnt during their time on their apprenticeship. Below we meet Tanbeer, our Business Development Administrator Apprentice. What were you doing before you […]

Athona – Working safely during Covid-19 statement

  • June 9th, 2020
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A full Health and Safety risk assessment has been conducted in line with the working safely during Covid-19 offices contact centres guidance for employers, employees and the self-employed published 11th of May 2020. Any subsequent changes in guidelines or Health and Safety guidelines will be risk assessed, implemented where practicable and training provided to all employees. […]

#AskAnApprentice at Athona

  • February 5th, 2020
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As we continue to celebrate #NationalApprenticeshipWeek, and join in with #AskAnApprentice, we spoke to Amy and Raphael, two of Athona’s newest apprentices, to find out how they’ve found their first few months at Athona.   Amy works in our compliance team supporting our healthcare divisions, here’s what she had to say: What is the best […]