Job Title:Social Worker, (Housing and Urban Development/VA Supportive Housing)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VHA-554-914045-13-HYB-AWP
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|$47,448.00 to $80,093.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, June 20, 2013 to Monday, September 09, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Multiple Schedules - Permanent|
|4 vacancies in the following location(s):|
Denver, CO United StatesView Map
Colorado Springs, CO United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 914045
You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans!
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki has announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be adding approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians to include nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans.
Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.
If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE").
America's Veterans need you!
To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.
Amendment: All applicants who applied to vacancy number VHA-554-901256-13-HYB-AWP, must reapply to this vacancy for consideration.
HUD-VASH is an intensive case management program for chronically homeless veterans aimed at providing psychosocial services to veterans while residing in stable housing through HUDs Section 8 voucher system.
The incumbent in this position functions as the Case Manager for Eastern Colorado Health Care System and Housing and Urban Development / VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH). The HUD-VASH Program falls within the Homeless Program within the Mental Health Service. The incumbent is responsible for coordination of case management services for veterans receiving housing provided through HUD Section 8 housing vouchers.
The HUD-VASH program combines HUD HCV rental assistance for homeless veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at its medical centers and in the community. Ongoing VA case management, healthcare, and other supportive services will be made available to homeless veterans at as many as 132 VA Medical Center (VAMC) supportive services sites across the nation.
PLEASE NOTE: Qualified clinical trainees, residents, fellows, interns, etc. are encouraged to apply; please follow the instructions in the How to Apply section.
Full Performance Level: The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-9 through GS-11.
Salary: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's qualifications (including education, experience and professional accomplishments) and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
Tour of Duty: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
NOTE: Candidate must be willing to work weekends, irregular work hours and extended hours. The candidate must be willing to be placed, detailed or temporarily assigned to other related services and/or locations, if necessary.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
- US citizenship
- English language proficiency
- Background/suitability investigation
- Physical standards - Must pass pre-employment examination
- Education Requirement
- Licensure Requirement