Job Opportunities for Mental Health Nurses

Now, more than ever, mental health facilities are a crucial service within the NHS and private sector. That’s why we’ve formed a dedicated team to support registered mental health nurses (RMNs) with finding ad-hoc shifts, contract or permanent positions across the UK. Our experienced mental health nursing team have extensive knowledge of the healthcare market and therefore understand how important and demanding the role of an RMN is. Mental health nurses play a vital role in both hospital and community settings and as such, Athona has a number of vacancies available in A&E, crisis teams, psychiatric wards, CAMHS, outpatient units, GP surgeries, prisons and residential settings.

Responsibilities for registered mental health nurses include:

  • Supporting and assessing patients
  • Building patient relationships
  • Providing physical care to patients
  • Administering medication
  • Prepare patient records and produce individual care plans.

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Benefits for Mental Health Nurses

Ad-hoc, contract or permanent jobs

Locations to suit your requirements

Competitive rates of pay

£200 referral bonus

Career progression & leadership opportunities

Positions within the NHS & private sector

Take a look at Athona's latest mental health nursing jobs for ad-hoc, contract and permanent roles.
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Newly Qualified Teacher

At Athona Education we understand the importance in helping each newly qualified teacher (NQT) find the correct school for them. We know that the right type of teaching job, in the best location and with a supportive environment are just some of the aspects you consider when searching for your induction year job. That’s where Athona can help. With over 13 years’ experience in successfully placing NQTs into permanent positions across Essex, London and the Home counties - we’ll be there every step of the way.

Benefits of working with an education agency as an NQT

Working with an education recruitment agency as an NQT is first and foremost a free of charge service, where we will help to support you and alleviate any stress in the job search process. Our consultants work tirelessly to help find a school that fits your individual requirements and with the strong relationships they have built over the years, will speak to a number of schools on your behalf. Our team will also organise numerous job applications and provide guidance on arranging your compliance documents (for example, arranging an enhanced DBS).

How does Athona support a newly qualified teacher?

Whilst our main aim is to offer support to newly qualified teachers by streamlining the job search process, we also assist with many other elements. These include:
  • Interview preparation; including a comprehensive guide of top tips and advice
  • Trial day guidance
  • Lesson planning advice
  • CV writing advice; helping NQTs stand out to Head Teachers
  • Providing access to free safeguarding and behaviour management training
  • Organising and negotiating the best possible pay on your behalf
  • Assigning a dedicated recruitment consultant and compliance officer, who will provide you with a personable service.
Want to find out more about how Athona can support your journey to becoming a newly qualified teacher? Contact the team today on 01277 245 840 or by emailing
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Job Opportunities for Community Nurses

As the number of patients who are treated outside of the traditional hospital setting continues to rise, the number of community nurses (also known as district nurses) needed to support both the NHS and private sector has largely increased. At Athona, we’re continuing to support both the NHS and private sector and currently have a number of community nursing jobs available across London, Berkshire, Essex, Kent, Suffolk and Surrey. As qualified nurses, community nurses play a vital role in the by supporting patients in their homes, care homes, at local GP surgeries and within other healthcare facilities. The main aim of a community nurse is to provide dedicated care to patients in the right environment. Often helping meet the needs of disabled, elderly and vulnerable patients who are unable to visit a hospital or those who have recently been discharged from hospital. Community nurses will often find themselves working in varied environments, and no two days will ever be the same. As you will be working across a number of neighbourhoods, it is also vital that as a community nurse you are a car driver and have the ability to travel within the local area.

The role of a community nurse can also include:

  • Providing basic care and assessing patients on a regular basis
  • Administering medicine and injections
  • Inserting and caring for male and female catheterisation
  • Providing pressure ulcer care
  • Cleaning and dressing wounds
  • Taking blood and urine samples
  • Setting up intravenous drips
  • Continuing to monitor ongoing care for patients.

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Community Nurse Benefits

Flexible working

Locations to suit your requirements

Competitive rates of pay

Varied role

Career progression & leadership opportunities

Positions within the NHS & private sector

Take a look at Athona's latest community nursing jobs across London and the Home Counties and find your next role today.
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Athona – Working safely during Covid-19 statement

  • June 9th, 2020
  • 1 Minute Read

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. […]

Athona Healthcare Heroes 2020

  • April 20th, 2020
  • 1 Minute Read

Not only are you the nations heroes, you’re also our heroes and to celebrate you and show recognition, we’re asking you to send in photos of you and your NHS colleagues for us to share across our social media as part of Athona’s Healthcare Heroes. We want to use this as a time to recognise […]

COVID-19 Support & Guidance

  • March 20th, 2020
  • 4 Minute Read

Athona Recruitment is continuing to operate as usual and will ensure there is no disruption to the service we provide. We will endeavour to keep this page up to date with any important messages from Athona, so please do check back regularly. We would like to take this time to thank our candidates and clients, […]

Haematology – Consultant

  • East of England
  • Temporary/Locum
  • SpR
  • Haematology

Posted 5 hours ago - Athona Recruitment is looking for an experienced consultant locum, specialising in Haematology. The ideal candidate will be available to start as soon as possible for a three month position, within an outstanding hospital located in the East of England. Requirements include: Full GMC registration, recent experience within the NHS, enhanced DBS, two current references and […]

Band 6 Physiotherapist – Community Rehabilitation

  • South West England
  • Contract
  • Band 6
  • 22 - 25 per hour

Posted 5 hours ago - Band 6 Physiotherapist – Rehabilitation within the Community. Athona’s Health division are currently recruiting for a Band 6 Physiotherapist – Community Rehabilitation to join a client based in Surrey. You will be working in the Community with the Rehabilitation Team. Work will involve providing rehabilitation services to patients in their own homes. You will need […]

Ward Registered Nurse – Band 5- Cambridge

  • Cambridgeshire
  • Temporary/Locum
  • Band 5
  • Registered General Nurse
  • 20 - 32 per hour

Posted 5 hours ago - For a role based in Cambridge shire, Athona Recruitment is currently recruiting a Band 5 Registered General Nurse (Ward RGN) to work for our private hospital on an ad-hoc basis. The successful candidate will have a choice of shifts including nights and days, and will also have a choice of hospitals to work in, in […]

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