Healthcare Recruitment Specialists

As a leading healthcare recruitment agency, we place doctors, psychiatrists, nurses and AHP/HSS staff to the NHS and private sector across the UK.

Looking for a temporary role, shift work or a locum job? Search our latest jobs for AHP/HSS, doctors, nurses and psychiatrists across the NHS and private sector.

We’re experts in permanent healthcare recruitment, search our permanent jobs for AHP/HSS, doctors, nurses and psychiatrists across the NHS and private sector.

Become an OT in the UK

Become an OT in the UK

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It’s no surprise that the UK is an attractive prospect for Occupational Therapists (OTs) from Australia, New Zealand and Canada. The UK offers great career opportunities and as well as having a vast amount of towns and cities with job vacancies, it’s also a great base to travel to Europe from. Despite the UK being […]

Meet Gemma, our most recent graduate apprentice

Meet Gemma, our most recent graduate apprentice

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We’re incredibly proud of the apprentices that have joined Athona in the past few years and that have gone on to graduate from our successful apprenticeship scheme. Gemma, Resourcer Apprentice for our Psychiatry division, is our most recent graduate who has secured a full-time job continuing in her role on the permanent psychiatry team. We […]

  • “I’ve been working with Athona since 2015 and have always found them very helpful. Whether it’s finding a new job, issues with IR35 or queries on an upcoming appraisal – staff at Athona are professional and positive.”

    — Mental Health Consultant

  • “My recruitment consultant has been so supportive, kind, caring and amazing through my journey to finding my dream job. It’s been a pleasure to work with them.”

    — Occupational Therapist

  • “My recruitment consultant is undeniably an asset to Athona. He’ll always endeavour to do his utmost for his doctors, is a man of his word and always arranges excellent shifts. I look forward to many more years working with Athona.”

    — General Surgery FY2

  • “A wonderful team to work with who have great communication. I can always count on them to get me shifts for when I’m available.”

    — Registered General Nurse

  • “I would like to thank your International & Permanent team for the tremendous support they have given us. I can honestly say the calibre of candidates they send to us for our vacancies, has been exceptional.”

    — Medical Workforce Advisor