Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 958699

Salary: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.  The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served 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. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. 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/.

Duties

The incumbent serves as a Supervisory Clinical Social Worker/Team Leader and is responsible for the over-all clinical and administrative operation of a Vet Center.  The Team Leader in coordination with the Regional Manager defines the mission and scope of practice of the Vet Center according to the policies and procedures of Readjustment Counseling Service and the needs of the local Veteran community.  The incumbent supervises a multidisciplinary staff at the Vet Center and is responsible for evaluating their performance.  The Team Leader develops networks and working relationships external to the Vet Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs with Veteran service organizations, community based agencies, and mental health organizations to enhance service delivery and develop referrals of Veteran clients to appropriate care.  The Team Leader develops priorities, based upon the direction of the Regional Manager, and makes independent professional decisions and recommendations with infrequent recourse to supervisory members of the Regional Manager's office.  The incumbent serves as a consultant and subject matter expert to programs and resources external to the Vet Center on matters of readjustment needs of Veterans.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Relocation expenses and/or incentives have not been authorized.