Athona Recruitment is a leading recruitment agency specialising in the healthcare market. Based in Essex, we cover the whole of the UK and have dedicated teams supporting temporary AHP/HSS professionals both in the UK and from overseas.

We provide AHP/HSS staff to the NHS and private sector in both temporary and permanent roles.

We understand the temporary and permanent markets are very different and require a tailored approach to recruitment. Our dedicated recruitment teams are aligned by specialty and are experienced in assisting health professionals find the right temporary role.

Athona place AHP/HSS professionals across all bands and specialties including; CAMHS Practitioners, CBT Therapists, Occupational Therapist (OT), Pharmacy, Physiotherapist (PT), CAMHS Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Speech and Language Therapist (SaLT) and Social Workers.

Temporary AHP/HSS Professionals Benefits

As a temporary AHP/HSS professional working through Athona you can access many benefits such as competitive rates of pay, access to the latest jobs and a professional and trustworthy service. We also offer:


Each AHP/HSS health professional is assigned a dedicated compliance officer to help guide them through the process. We know your time is valuable, so our compliance team try to make the procedure as smooth and easy as possible. Find out more here.

CPD Support

Athona offer financial support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities for all AHP and HSS candidates, showing our commitment to supporting your career. Find out more here.

Refer & Earn

Recommend a healthcare professional to Athona and once they’ve worked 100 hours through us, you’ll receive £200 for every referral made. Find out more here.

View our latest temporary AHP/HSS jobs or register with Athona.