Through the eyes of our healthcare candidates

  • March 16th, 2021
  • 4 Minute Read

Healthcare and education aren’t just sectors or industries – they’re the foundations of our society, and the building blocks of our collective future. By recruiting exclusively within these two areas, we’re distinctly aware of just how much what we do matters. It is of paramount importance for us to understand exactly who our candidates are; […]

Trusts are acutely aware of the RTT mountain ahead

  • March 12th, 2021
  • 2 Minute Read

I don’t know about you, but every month when the NHS Referral to Treatment (RTT) statistics get published and the media start churning out negative news reports, my heart breaks just a little bit more for every NHS Trust and every member of staff who has been working so hard under such challenging circumstances. If […]

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 […]

Your webinar questions answered – Planning for retirement and retiring early (doctors & psychiatrists)

  • March 5th, 2021
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On Tuesday 23rd February, we hosted a webinar with financial specialists Wesleyan, all about planning for retirement and retiring early for doctors and psychiatrists. We had lots of fantastic questions, so Mohamed Poonawala, from Wesleyan who answered your questions on the webinar, has also very kindly shared them for us here: 1. Is pension calculated […]

Information for international nurses during COVID-19

  • February 23rd, 2021
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to interrupt many aspects of life, including the usual processes for international nurses looking to relocate and work in the UK, the NHS have shared a handy guide to everything international nurses need to do before entering and once they have arrived in the UK. We have highlighted some important [...]

Meet the Athona Team – Aron

  • February 19th, 2021
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We have a wonderful bunch of employees here at Athona, so throughout 2021 we will be shining the spotlight on a different employee each month to find out more about their job role and how they are Affecting Futures. From Recruitment Consultant’s to our support functions, there are lots of people doing great work every […]

Athona Clinical Services website now live

  • February 17th, 2021
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Athona Clinical Services (the insourcing arm of Athona), is excited to announce the launch of our new dedicated website. Designed to showcase our clinical service offerings and outline the highly experienced, consultant led, multidisciplinary teams we have available to support the recovery of waiting lists, which is more important now than ever before. Insourcing has […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 – Meet Amy

  • February 12th, 2021
  • 4 Minute Read

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
  • 2 Minute Read

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
  • 3 Minute Read

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 […]