Christmas Elf- Assistant


Christmas Elf- Assistant


£8.72- £10.00 per hour dependant on expertise


You must be available for all the following dates and times:

Induction & training: Sat 21st November, 10:00am- 16:00pm

Dress rehearsal: Sat 28th November, 10:00am- 16:00pm

You must be available for at least half, though preferably all of the following dates:

Sat 5th, Sun 6th, Sat 12th, Sun 13th, Sat 19th & Sun 20th December 09:00am- 16:45pm


West Boldon Lodge

 Job Summary:

Groundwork South and North Tyneside has been Changing Places and Changing Lives for 25 years through a variety of environmental, learning, health and skills programmes:

We are a fast paced and diverse charity with an excellent track record in partnership working and high-quality delivery.

Santa is searching for 2 people to join his top elf team to bring the magic of Christmas to life.

You will support the running of the Santa’s Winter Woodland (SWW) experience at West Boldon Lodge. The 2 successful candidates will work very closely together to perform a customer-facing role at Santa’s grotto and a behind-the-scenes role supporting the smooth running of the event. You will work closely with other staff (other elves and Santa) to deliver a magical and memorable experience for visiting families.

Santa’s Winter Woodland is an interactive Christmas experience that has been running for over a decade. Families with children aged 4-10 years old will visit West Boldon Lodge to meet Santa and his top elf team. Most of the event is outdoors and includes a combination of led-activities, exploration, and performance.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment, we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service

Groundwork SaNT believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and to keep them safe. We are committed to practice in a way that protects them.

Instructions for Applicants:

Please carefully read the Job Description and Person Specification.

We welcome applications from individuals seeking employment or from freelancers or similar who hold public liability insurance and who would invoice us for a pre-agreed total at the end of the event.

Freelancers / self-employed should outline why you are suitable for the role, by email to You may use any format to explain why you are suitable for the role such as CV, portfolio of work, or video. You should bear in mind that your application will be assessed based on how well it demonstrates that you meet the criteria in the person specification.

Everyone else, should outline why you are suitable for the role by completing Groundwork’s Application Form. This should be submitted along with the Declaration of Convictions Form and Equal Opps Form to

Hard-copy applications will not be reviewed. If you have any accessibility requirements that need to be discussed further then please contact or call 0191 428 1144. Only successful applicants will be contacted to confirm interview dates and times, no feedback will be given on unsuccessful applications.

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 8th November 2020

Interview Date: Saturday 14th November 2020

Job Description

Person Specification

GW Application Form

GW Declaration of Convictions Form

GW Equal Opps Form