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£20.00 - £25.00 per hour

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Job Title: Temporary Lead Manager - Floating Support Services

Assignment Duration: 2-3 months

Location: Southwark based office with occasional onsite visits

Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00

Pay: £22.00 - £25.00 per hour

About the Role:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Temporary Lead Manager to oversee our client's Floating support services. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of dedicated staff members and ensuring the effective service delivery of support to approximately 270 service users, primarily individuals transitioning from temporary accommodation to private rented housing.

To Apply for this role, you must have an enhanced DBS issued within the last 12 months or one that is on the update service.


  • Lead and motivate a team of 13 staff members, including Senior Practitioners, Lead Workers, and Support Workers, to achieve the highest standards in service delivery.
  • Co-ordinate all activities within the project/team effectively, maintaining organisational standards and meeting targets.
  • Develop and implement work plans, operational policies, and procedures to support the mission and objectives of our organisation.
  • Manage resources effectively, including financial procedures and controls.
  • Collaborate with senior management and stakeholders to optimise service delivery and ensure compliance with contractual requirements.
  • Provide coaching, professional development, and line management support to employees, including performance management and supervision.
  • Deliver timely and accurate reports and analysis to senior management and funders.
  • Represent our organisation at external meetings and maintain positive relationships with commissioners and stakeholders.
  • Adapt to changing circumstances and undertake alternative work as necessary to fulfil obligations to service users.


  • Experience managing support services for vulnerable populations, including working with challenging behaviour and achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Substantial experience in managing and motivating staff during periods of change, ensuring strategic relevance and effective service delivery.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish positive working relationships with service users, colleagues, and external partners.
  • Ability to work independently with initiative while being accountable to line management.
  • Excellent written, numerical, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Proactive approach to equal opportunities and diversity management.


If you have the skills, experience, and passion to lead a dedicated team in providing support to vulnerable individuals, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. Join us in making a positive difference in the lives of those transitioning out of temporary accommodation and into independent living.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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