Temporary/Locum Recruitment Specialists

As a leading healthcare staffing provider, we place locum doctors and psychiatrists, agency shift nurses and temporary AHP/HSS staff of all grades and bands into the NHS and private sector across the UK.

Find temporary AHP/HSS within the NHS & private sector.

Locum medical jobs available within the NHS & private sector.

Search agency nursing jobs within the NHS & private sector.

View locum psychiatry jobs within the NHS & private sector.

EU doctors: locum work after Brexit

EU doctors: locum work after Brexit

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Since the EU Referendum took place in the UK in June 2016, there has been a level of uncertainty surrounding Brexit and how it would evidently affect our valued EU doctors. To ensure you feel prepared, we’ve been speaking to some of our EU doctors about how they have been preparing for post-Brexit and how […]

Healthcare professional shortages in the UK

Healthcare professional shortages in the UK

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The Migration Advisory Committee has advised that the UK is short of almost every type of healthcare professional, and that all medical professions should be placed on the shortage occupation list. Previously only Consultants in Clinical Radiology, Emergency Medicine and Old Age Psychiatry were on the list. What does this mean for healthcare professionals? It […]

  • “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