Cornwall Development Company is committed to promoting equality of opportunity in employment and valuing diversity. Our latest job opportunities are advertised in the local and occasionally national media. They are also posted on the internet. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

You can also find out about both the temporary and permanent placements which are available through Jobline Staffing

Please see below for details of current vacancies with Cornwall Development Company. The forms that you will need in order to apply are found at the bottom of this page. 

Lizard Pathways

Cornwall Development Company is recruiting for a number of Key Workers (Client Advisors) within the successful Lizard Pathways team to deliver employment support to individuals.

As well as the existing Work Routes and Positive People programmes, Lizard Pathways have recently commenced delivering the exciting new ESF initiative, Health Works for Cornwall.

Lizard Pathways works to support individuals’ progression into sustainable employment for the economic wellbeing of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and thanks to investment from the European Social Fund (ESF), the Community Fund and Cornwall Council investment this work is expanding.

We are recruiting Key Workers (Client Advisors) that will join our team to provide direct Information Advice and Guidance support; identifying client goals and aspirations and helping to overcome barriers to employment or training.

Lizard Pathways Key Worker (Client Advisor)

Starting salary £24,484 per annum

37 hours per week

Based Pool, Redruth

Fixed-term contract to June 2023

Our Key Workers (Client Advisors) deliver employment and skills support to a wide range of unemployed people within our community. We welcome applications from motivated candidates who can demonstrate the personal skills needed to encourage and support our clients to achieve their aspirations and goals.

Previous experience within the welfare to work sector is welcomed, however we do encourage applicants with strong transferrable skills from any sector or background to consider this role.

Currently we are working remotely and safely during times of COVID, however in the future we hope that the role will revert back to our long-standing outreach services, providing face to face support for our clients.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate;

  • Experience of working in a customer facing environment (e.g. Customer Service, Hospitality, Social Care or Sales).
  • Ability to build positive relationships with knowledge of barriers faced by unemployed people.
  • Comfortable working under pressure without day to day supervision with experience of working in a performance driven environment.
  • Knowledge of the labour market either through supporting people into work or from recruiting and retaining staff.

Job description: Key Worker (Client Advisor)

Deadline for applications:  noon, Tuesday 26 January

Cornwall Development Company is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.     

Cornwall Trade & Investment

Cornwall Trade & Investment (CTI) is an ERDF-funded project with three main objectives: helping businesses from abroad to get established in Cornwall; encouraging Cornwall businesses to export their goods and services outside the region; and increasing the number of jobs in Cornwall through our support to businesses.

CTI Compliance Manager

Starting salary £24,484.19 per annum (pro rata)

29.6 hours per week (0.8FTE)

Fixed-term to 30 September 2021, with a possibility of extending to 30 June 2023 subject to funding approval

We’re looking for a confident and highly organised Compliance Manager to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of an ambitious project promoting Cornwall as the place to do business.

The Compliance Manager plays a vital part in achieving our objectives, acting as the key point of contact within the team and owning the compliance and administrative processes.

The role

As Compliance Manager you’ll be responsible for all initial potential investor and export support recipient enquiries on behalf of Cornwall Trade & Investment – developing a highly credible knowledge of the project and wider investment / trade issues to enable an efficient service for all clients.

Attention to detail is key – you will be accountable for the design and implementation of processes and procedures and assisting the Director of Trade and Investment with monthly reporting. You will also have full responsibility for maintaining impeccable client records in line with ERDF requirements and will lead on the continued development and management of the project’s client relationship management system.   

Due to COVID-19 the role is temporarily remote with the expectation of working from our offices in Pool, Redruth, in the near future.

Job description: CTI Compliance Manager

Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 4 Feb 2021.

You will need the following documents to apply for CDC vacancies

2010 CDC Disability2011

Equality Monitoring Form

2010 CDC Guidance Notes for Candidates

2010 CDC Equal Opportunities Policy

2018 CDC Application Form Part 1

2018 CDC Application Form Part 2

CDC Values and Behaviours

To apply:

Unless specified otherwise completed application forms parts 1 and 2, and the optional Equal Opportunities Monitoring form, should be returned before the stated deadline to:

We regret that we are currently unable to accept postal applications due to homeworking during the pandemic.