Foote has played mainly minor roles during her career. She has played two different murder victims: Angela Fairley in the psychological thriller Conviction, and an uncredited role as Charley Witham in Life on Mars. Other roles are Rosie in Sorted, Katy Barnes in Doctors, Jennifer Thurber in the BBC drama Casualty (20 September 2008), Julie Tinniswood in ITV1's Heartbeat (3 May 2009), Bryony in Emmerdale (April 2010), Gemma in This Is England 86. She made a guest appearance in Coronation Street as Jess Burrows (18 January 2010). She was introduced as a new character to Coronation Street in July 2010, playing Katy Armstrong. She will leave the soap in 2015 to pursue an acting career in Hollywood.