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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

News

Westonworks over Xmas

Merry Christmas to all! For the last Westonworks Work Club of 2016, and our last day open of 2016, we will be having a Christmas party for all who attend. There will be all kinds of Christmas themed snacks and drinks, and the staff will be wearing their best Christmas jumpers! Westonworks Work Club, December …

Universal Jobmatch Support Group

Westonworks is running a new Support Group every Wednesday from 10am to 4pm. We’ll be here to help you sign up for and use Universal Jobmatch, with 1-2-1 support that is ongoing until you feel confident with the website. Call 01934 426 260 to book an appointment with our Jobmatch Support Workers.  

eBay Day at Westonworks

As part of Get Online Week 2016, Westonworks are hosting an eBay Day! Come and join us to find out how to use eBay for buying and selling online. We can help with signing up to the site, searching for items, filtering results, seller ratings, item descriptions, and much more! Our staff and volunteers are …

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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

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 on hand 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 of our volunteers are often on hand to help with you with looking for work on the Internet, Career Advisers are also on hand to help.

workclub2There are 3 computers to use for job search, you’ll need a North Somerset Library Card to use these, 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.


Computer Training

Westonworks is a UKonline Centre and runs Free technology training at The Information Station.

These informal sessions can help you get ‘online’, find out what the internet, computers, and mobile devices have to offer, and even help you figure out how to search for work online.

The sessions are aimed at beginners and jobseekers, whether you want to find out what a computer can do, can’t find the on button, want to know how to buy things on the internet or how to use Universal Jobmatch! It’s tailored to you; the sessions are one and a half hours long and run in small groups of up to 4 people in each session, with support from our trained, award-winning volunteers.

You are also more than welcome to bring your own computer, tablet, or mobile phone if you’d like to learn more about what it can do for you.

 

Sessions are on:

  • Monday Mornings – Between 10am and 1pm at The Information Station
  • Tuesday Mornings – Between 10am and 1pm at The Information Station

To book a session, ring 01934 426260 or visit The Information Station, St Andrews Parade to find out more

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.