Access employment support

Whether you are looking for a change or ready to start your job search, we’re here to help.


Are you looking for support to get you into employment? Have you been unemployed for over 12 months or are you currently economically inactive? Do you need help with getting job ready? Writing a CV? Or finding out about education and training opportunities?

Our West of England Works Team can help you. We can offer

  • Monday – Friday practical support and advice
  • Dedicated personal caseworker who will get to know you and understand your needs
  • 1:1 appointments

Click here for a referral form.

Our support is provided free of charge to eligible applicants. We are funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund and work in partnership with Weston College and other partners across Bristol.

Contact name - Jodie Freeman
Location - Ducie Road
Telephone - 0117 954 8890
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Do you need advice, information or support with welfare benefits, debt, water / energy bills, budgeting, housing, legal issues, employment or community life?

We run:

  • Wednesday drop in sessions for community and legal issues 9.30am to 12.30pm (legal advice is available on alternate Fridays, see our calendar for dates)
  • Friday drop-in sessions for community, employment and housing issues, 9.30am to 12.30pm (housing advice is available on alternate Fridays, see our calendar for dates)
  • Workshops
  • 1:1 appointments

BOOST Finance is a partnership between the Wellspring Settlement, Talking Money, CHAS Bristol and West of England Works.  Our aim is to support people to build financial confidence and achieve their wider aspirations.

Contact name - Lisa Dora & Hari Ramakrishnan
Location - Ducie Road
Telephone - 0117 955 6971 / 07851 168153
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