Work club extends opening times

August 16 2016

WECIL, the West of England Centre for Inclusive Living, is holding an open day in Fishponds this month to relaunch its Work Club.

WECIL, the West of England Centre for Inclusive Living, is holding an open day in Fishponds  this month to relaunch its Work Club.

The event takes place on Monday August 8 run from 10am to 3pm at the Vassall Centre.

The club provides support for local people looking for work or wanting to improve their online skills. It is open to disabled people and those with long term health conditions, as well as to anyone aged over 55.

The open day is an opportunity to meet Work Club staff and volunteers.

From August 8, the club is extending its opening hours. It will be open Monday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm. 

The first session, between 10am and noon,  will be for people looking for support to get online and learn more about computers.

From 12.30-3pm the session will be for jobseekers looking for support and advice about looking for work, filling in online application forms, writing CVs and much more.

A specialist employment adviser is available on site for 1-to-1 sessions to jobseekers to discuss goals around finding and retaining work.

A National Careers Service advisor will also be regularly available to provide personalised careers guidance and support.

The Work Club is fully accessible, with wheelchair access and a range of assistive technology, such as screen magnifiers and large-print keyboards. To find out more, please contact Geoff Gorton on 0117 947 9932 or emailGeoffg@wecil.co.uk