Career posted on: 20 October 2023 - (8:01)

Become part of the MAGIC this Christmas and join our team in Winter Wonderland!

If you love Christmas, would love to do something extremely rewarding but different this year – then please get in touch & learn more about how you can help to Share the Magic this year!

Our Spectacular Christmas Grotto is visited by large numbers of children and their parents every year to absorb the magic and enchantment of Christmas, fulfilling their dream of meeting our very own Santa.

The successful candidates should ideally be able to demonstrate some expertise of operating in a busy entertainment environment; a knowledge which is likely to have been acquired within the hospitality Industry.

Training is provided to ensure you feel fully equipped and ready to take on this prestigious role on the Village.

Our perfect match will possess the following essential attributes:

  • A warm and enthusiastic personality
  • The ability to laugh in a jolly way – Ho Ho Ho!
  • Exceptional communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Resilience and ability to work effectively in a busy environment.
  • Pro-active with excellent follow through on tasks
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Have stage presence and showmanship
  • Able to establish and maintain a character through role play

This post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


The positions are temporary from November 2023 until the end of January 2024.  The normal hours of work are zero per week, although due to the nature of the business it is likely that the hours may differ each week.

Shifts will vary from 4 hours to 7 hours in duration and will be between 9.30am and 9pm.

Flexibility to work weekdays and weekends is essential.

Please note – You will not be expected to work Christmas Day.


£15 per hour.

Employee Benefits:

Our dedicated employees benefit from a comprehensive package of rewards and benefits*, including:

  • Complimentary Health Club Membership (following a qualifying period) and discounted Membership for partners
  • Complimentary Annual Health Check
  • Free annual Aqua Thermal Journey
  • Four Health Club family day passes per year for friends and family
  • 35% discount at all Ribby Hall Village eateries
  • 35% discount off The Spa’s Aqua Thermal Journey, Treatments and Hotel stays
  • Staff Card Loyalty Points
  • Preferential rates for self-catering accommodation
  • 10% discount on Ribby Hall Village Nursery costs
  • Access to a variety of health and wellbeing schemes, including Medicash membership
  • Personal uniform
  • Automatic enrolment pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee long service rewards
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • Employee Referral Programme
  • Annual Employee Celebration
  • Based in over 130 acres of beautiful countryside
    *subject to terms and conditions

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