Job Description

Father Christmas

Can you see yourself been the face of Christmas? Can you create a magical Christmas for all of our young visitors? As Father Christmas you will be required to create a theatrical, interactive visit for both child and parent throughout the short meeting held with them. You will hand out gifts and pose for a photo bringing Christmas to life with the help of your elf. Experience is preferred but not essential as training is provided by Grotto Hire UK.


Are you friendly, approachable and good with working with children of all ages? Then been an Elf this Christmas could be for you. When working within the grottos you will be expected to:

  • Meet and great the families that visit the grotto.
  • Que boost by entertaining the families outside and within the grottos that have an activity area encourage children to take part and support them.
  • Support Santa with his visits taking the photos.
  • Stock up Santa sacks.
  • Work on the till creating merchandise capturing the children’s magical experience.

If you believe you could bring the magic of Christmas to our bespoke grottos then please send in your CV.


Experience with customer service and working with children is preferred but not essential as you will be provided with training from Grotto Hire UK.

Head Elf

A Head Elf will be required to complete the same daily jobs as the elves with a little added extra. Do you have a positive attitude with outstanding communication skills? Are you friendly and hardworking? You will be responsible for the day to day running of the grotto including sales, merchandise, cash handling and stock control. Working closely with the Grotto Manager to provide the best service.

The ideal candidate will need to have some experience in supervisory/managing as well as having thee key features:

  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Positive
  • Hardworking

A reference would be preferred but not essential. All training will be provided by Grotto Hire UK.