On this page, you can find specialist sources of information to help your understanding and career planning within this key local industry. This expert content and local labour market information will continue to evolve with industry sponsorship of this career sector on Careersnearhere – but for now, why not take a look at the following overview which includes suggestions for how to research further.


Academic courses are advertised (for free) on the Academic noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And on the websites of the individual universities and colleges.

See also: Sixth Forms, Colleges and Higher Education.

Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised (for free) on the Apprenticeship noticeboard in each of the relevant careers rooms.

And most Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised nationally on the government backed Find an Apprenticeship website.

See also: Apprenticeships (Level 2 or 3) and Apprenticeships (Level 4+).


If you can’t find what you’re looking for today under Social Enterprise, remember to come back again as adverts can be placed (for free) at any time. Meanwhile, follow your instincts to keep exploring elsewhere on Careersnearhere.com because what you want may simply have been advertised under a different sector.

And take a look at the careers advice & guidance online section of Careersnearhere.com for sector-specific information and relevant videos.

There’s relevant local information on the West of England LEP website including:

  • Labour Market Intelligence
  • Local Marketplace Information
  • Local Sector Groups
  • Local Skills Sector Statement

Here are just a few of the many other relevant websites which may be of interest:

2nd Chance Group CIC (sport & youth) Gregor Heating & Renewable Energy
Age UK, South Glos Happy City Initiative
Alliance Homes, Portishead Humming Tree (biodiversity)
Arkbound (publisher) The Jam Jar Collective
Asdan (education) Julian House (cycle retail)
Ashley Down After School Club Kewstoke Youth & Community Farm
Aspire (property maintenance) Kingswood Community Transport
Aster Group (construction & care work) LeLan Solutions (software)
Baker Brown (management consultancy) Lifecycle (cycling)
Balance Stationery, Bristol (online retail) Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme
Bath Place Community Venture Neighbourly.com (community)
Brackenburn Ltd (renewables) North Somerset Community Partnership (health)
Bristol Community Health North Somerset Enterprise Agency
Bristol Community Transport Patchway Minibus Committee
Bristol Shakespeare Festival Pheonix Social Enterprise
The Carers Support Centre – Bristol and South Glos Positive Psychology At Work
Chase and Kings Forest Community Project Public Service at Heart (management consultancy)
Children’s Playlink Seeducation, Bath (IT)
City Farms & Community Gardens Simpact (engineering)
Hamilton House (community) Sirona Care & Health C.I.C.
Co-operative & Community Finance Social Care Personal Assistants
Co-opportunity Ltd Social Enterprise Works
Creative Youth Network Social Enterprise Mark
CW Renewable Energy (low-carbon) Social Publishing Project, Bath
Develop (community) Soil Association (new food & farming solutions)
Do Good Things, Bath (marketing) Somerset Young People’s Newspaper (media)
Do-It.org Spaice, Bath (online retail)
Easton Community Centre Specodi (training)
EcoMedia Collective CIC (broadcasting) STAND Consulting
EcoMotive (construction) Suited and Booted Studios CIC (customer service)
Ethical Property Foundation Triodos Bank (finance)
Expert Self Care (health) Ujima Radio
First Steps, Bath (childcare) UWE Ventures (business incubation)
Frank Water (safe water aid) Volunteer Bristol
Free Index Volunteer Centres at BANES, Filton, Kingswood, Thornbury & Yate
The Good Cook School (kitchen) Weston & District Community Transport Ltd


And look out for some of the websites for the relevant UK Associations, Institutes & Institutions:
Bristol & Bath Social Enterprise Network
Buy Social Directory
School for Social Entrepreneurs
Social Enterprise UK