The Employment Hubs are a free employment support service covering Taunton, West Somerset and Wellington. Your pathway towards work!
Our friendly team can help you with:
- Guidance on opportunities for learning, training and work
- Confidence building to return to work
- Help with job applications, covering letters, CVs and interview skills
- Funding to access employment and learning opportunities (for example, transport, personal protective equipment and books)
- Referral for further support including IT, Citizens Advice, apprenticeship advice, Citizens Advice and positive mental health
- Links to volunteer work
- Identify any other barriers that stop you from progressing
- Regular one to one support for as long as you need it
We meet face to face, come and visit us to make an appointment or use the email below to arrange a time.
Locations and opening times:
Wellington Baptist Church
South Street, TA21 8NS — Open 10am to 12pm (every first and third Wednesday of the month)
Alcombe, Minehead, TA24 6DJ (next to the fire station) — Open 10am to 12pm (every second and fourth Tuesday of the month)
Williton Council Office
The Chamber, Killick Way, Williton, West Somerset,TA4 4QA — Open 10am to 12pm (every first Thursday of the month from February 2023)
Taunton CHARIS Centre
16 – 17 Hammet Street, TA1 1RZ — Open 10am to 12:30pm (every first and third Tuesday of the month)
Stogursey Youth Club
TA5 1PR (next to the Victory Hall) — Open 10am to 12pm on a Tuesday once a month.
Please use the employment support email below to book an appointment. And for help, a chat and a virtual cup of tea, you can phone or email us.
Phone: 07768 197 357
Follow our community Facebook page for jobs, training and information @communityemploymenthubs
Could you help and support people in your local community towards work? If the answer’s yes, you will need the desire to help others, have general life experiences, as well as the enthusiasm to motivate people and raise their confidence and self-esteem. If you can spare some time you could be just the volunteer we value at any of our hub locations as listed above.
Volunteering roles on offer:
- one-to-one support
- meet and greet
- making tea/coffee
The Employment Hubs focus on offering one to one practical support such as CV writing, searching and applying for work, how to deal with online application forms, help with interviews and signposting to other agencies for further help and support.
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost of Living Crisis support
If you are concerned about the cost of living crisis, please, see the Cost of living crisis helpful links for further support.
Find a Warm Welcome near you – Community groups and venues across Somerset are providing a warm, welcoming space for anyone who needs it. Visit the Warm Welcome Somerset map to find one near you.