Recruitment day 2021

Come and join us on Friday the 12th of November or Saturday the 13th of November between 10am and 2pm

Sundown Adventureland is looking for enthusiastic seasonal Christmas employees to join our fantastic team. If you are looking for employment or just after some extra pennies over Christmas, then we may have the position for you.

We will be offering interviews for the below positions:

  • Santa – greeting guests in a grotto and speaking to children about their Christmas wishes.
  • Mother Christmas – to assist Santa in the grotto, taking photos and organising presents for the children.
  • Entertainment team – to dress up in character costumes, dance and pose for photos as well as being a guide for other characters and assisting in dressing the characters.
  • Ride operators – to assist guests on and off the rides and operate the rides.
  • Café assistants – to serve customers and basic cleaning duties.
  • Café cooks – to cook fast food in busy cafes and basic cleaning duties. • Retail staff – to serve customers gifts, snacks, drinks and basic cleaning duties.
  • Photo printing assistants – to use computer software to print photos at a very fast speed for our guests.

The hours required vary from weekends and school holidays to full-time hours this will be discussed at your recruitment day interview. Employment will be from November the 20th until Christmas Eve with the opportunity to return next season or apply for a permanent position!

You do not need to bring a CV or application form as we will interview you on the day but please feel free to bring one if you wish.

You will need to bring proof to work in the UK (It needs to be either a passport or 2 of the following documents P45, P46, NI card or letter from a government agency, Full birth certificate, Full adoption certificate, Immigration Status Document issued by the Home Office).

The pay rates are below:

All seasonal workers (Rates are higher than minimum wage) Basic rate per hour 2021 SUNDAY rate per hour
16-17 £5.48 £6.85
18-20 £6.63 £8.29
21-23 £8.44 £10.55
23+ £9.00 £11.25

(If you work part-time your annual holiday entitlement will be calculated and applied on a pro-rata basis. The Company will make an additional payment equivalent to 12.02% of your hourly fee for each hour you work, as payment for the annual leave you have accrued and to fully satisfy your holiday entitlement. This additional payment will be separately detailed on your payslip for clarity).

You do not need to contact us to arrange an appointment just pop down for a casual chat and informal interview. Please spread the word and bring your friends too! Our team looks forward to meeting you all.

sundown xmas team