Head Housekeeper - Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel - Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Marlow, Buckinghamshire
£30,000 per annum
14 Mar 2023
11 Apr 2023
Full Time

Head Housekeeper - Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel - Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Looking for your next step? We have an exciting opportunity for an individual with a passion for hospitality, either wanting to progress in their career, or with experience and looking to take on a new team in a new property. We are looking for a Head Housekeeper to lead the housekeeping team at The Compleat Angler.

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be given autonomy to build and lead your own team, and as such the right person will be someone whose priority is always people, whether it's guests or colleagues, and who understands that people are the key to success.

The successful applicant will have had previous experience in a similar role, or as a number 2 in a busy hotel housekeeping department.

The role will involve working weekends due to the nature of the operation.

As Head Housekeeper you will:

  • Take ownership of the day-to-day operation of the department
  • Take care of a team of people, ensuring they are happy and motivated
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Ensure that all rooms are cleaned to an exceptional standard
  • Take on the responsibility that comes with being a key part of the Hotel Management Team
  • Have a collaborative approach to working with other departments
  • Maintain all relevant KPIs and standards


  • Service charge payable on top of salary
  • Being part of a happy and motivated team
  • Parking available on-site
  • Generous discount on regular room rates
  • Referral programme
  • 25% off food, drink and spa treatments across the group
  • 20% discount on golf
  • Auto-enrolment into our life assurance scheme
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme through Hospitality Action
  • Wagestream app offering a real-time view of accrued pay and access to it

Located on the banks of the River Thames with uninterrupted views of Marlow Bridge, Weir and All Saints Church, you'll find the world-renowned waterside property known as Macdonald Compleat Angler in the heart of Buckinghamshire. Dating back 400 years, the hotel takes its name from Izaak Walton's eponymous book, published in 1653. The hotel is a hub of social activity, home to 64 bedrooms, two restaurants and five event spaces. Location is everything, and there are plenty of reasons to indulge in this picturesque part of England; fishing, rowing, boat trips, family gatherings, romantic nights away, or a place to stay when attending significant calendar events such as Pub in the Park, Henley Regatta and Ascot Races.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00 per year


  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme

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