Assistant Team Manager - Community

Assistant Team Manager - Community – North-West London

Role:  Assistant Team Manager 
Location:  North-West London
Team: Community
Pay:  up to £40 per hour
Contract: Full-Time Locum
In the office: Hybrid

Are you an experienced and qualified social worker with a passion for leadership and community care? We are seeking a dedicated Assistant Team Manager to join our Community Team in North-West London. This is an exciting opportunity to play a crucial role in managing and supporting a team of skilled social workers, ensuring the delivery of high-quality services to the community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership and professional supervision to a team of 8 social workers, ensuring effective case management and high standards of practice.
  • Supporting the Team Manager in the day-to-day operations of the team, including workload allocation, performance management, and staff development.
  • Conducting complex social care assessments and developing person-centered care plans in line with legal and policy frameworks.
  • Promoting a culture of continuous improvement and professional development within the team.
  • Coordinating with external agencies and stakeholders to facilitate integrated service delivery.
  • Managing and resolving escalated issues and complaints in a timely and sensitive manner.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, policies, and best practices in social care.


  • Must be Social Work England qualified.
  • Significant experience in adult social care with proven managerial experience.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others.
  • Excellent assessment, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and best practices in adult social care.
  • Commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in service delivery.


  • Competitive hourly rate up to £40 per hour.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Chance to make a significant impact on community social care services.

Why use Sheldon Phillips to find your next role? It's simple really - we aren't pushy or too needy.....we know that what you want is to be listened to! You want an agency that will proactively look for what you want to do, rather than us focussing on the roles that will benefit us financially.

That's why we have been so successful, because this is YOUR job search, not ours.

If you want to know more about this Qualified Social Worker - Assistant Team Manager role in North - West London, give Holly Chupka a call on 01635 226350.

Oh, and if you pass our details onto a friend and we place them, we are paying a massive £300 referral bonus for successful placements (Terms and conditions apply)