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illustration fullWestonworks is here to help you reach your full potential in work, volunteering and learning; we provide 1-2-1, free, confidential, impartial advice on learning, work and volunteering.  Anyone over 16 can use the service, whether you’ve looking for work, or have a job and want to get a better one, or are just thinking of a change.

We can help you with:

  • Career change
  • Looking for work
  • Advice on how to get the skills employers are looking for
  • Finding training courses
  • Support writing or updating your CV
  • Job search and job applications – paper and online
  • Confidence building
  • Advice on interview skills and how to make a good impression
  • Computer skills

No need to book an appointment, just pop in for a chat

We also run a work club on Thursday mornings, come along for an informal chat with us, meet other job seekers and our volunteers and get help looking for work – plus free tea and biscuits!

Westonworks is based at The Information Station, St Andrews Parade, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3SS, and open Monday – Thursday between 10am and 4pm; you can telephone us on 01934 426260 or through The Information Station on 0300 111 3012

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Our Address:

Westonworks, The Information Station,
St Andrew’s Parade, Lonsdale Avenue,
Weston super MareWWMan2
BS23 3SS

Phone:
01934 426260 or 0300 111 3012

Open Monday to Thursday, 10AM – 4PM


How to find us:

Westonworks is part of The Information Station in St Andrew’s Parade which is off Lonsdale Avenue on the Bournville Estate in Weston super Mare, along with Alliance Homes and Somerset Savings and Loans (Credit Union). Opposite the For All Healthy Living Centre. There is free on street parking and a large car park behind the Healthy Living Centre.

Bus route 3 runs every 15 minutes from Worle, via Regent Street to Bournville shops. Ask to get off at the Healthy Living Centre stop.


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Work Club

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Work Club

In Weston – Westonworks runs a drop in Work Club every Thursday between 10AM and 12 noon, with tea, coffee and biscuits. There are advisers and volunteers available to help with CVs, job searching online and finding job information. No need to book an appointment, just turn up on the day!

We’ll have the latest local papers and print outs from some major employment websites.

Two members of staff and two of our volunteers are often on hand to help with you with looking for work on the Internet. Career Advisors are also here to help.

workclub2There are 3 North Somerset Library computers, and 3 westonworks laptops to use for job search. You’ll need a North Somerset Library Card to use the library computers, available from any North Somerset Library.

Work club members also support each other helping each other with job hunting, by sharing details of the jobs they have spotted.


Who is it For?

We can help people over 16, who are North Somerset residents, whether you are working or not working, there is no upper age limit!


What Happens When I Contact Westonworks?

If you phone or email we will provide you with information as soon as possible.

If you would like to see an adviser we ask you to drop in or telephone to register; WWGears3this takes a few minutes and helps us to help you. We’ll agree with you the most appropriate service for your needs and book an appointment.  If we are not able to help we can usually help signpost you to a service which can help.

The service is free, confidential and built around you and your needs. If you are referred to another organisation we will always ask your permission first before passing on your details. However, if you tell us something which indicates there is a risk of harm to yourself, another adult, child or young person we will have to disclose this as appropriate.