Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1983689

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?

You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans!

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!

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Please Note: This is an EXTERNAL announcement. If you are an INTERNAL APPLICANT (a current permanent Facility, VA, and/or Federal employee), you will need to apply to announcement# CD-17-AMR-1983689-BU. All applicants to this external announcement will be subject to Veterans Preference.

Duties

The incumbent serves as a Social Worker for the Housing and Urban Development/VA Supportive Housing (HUD/VASH) Program in the Mental Health Service Line. The incumbent is under the supervision of the Homeless Program Coordinator and is responsible for the coordination of case management services for Veterans receiving housing provided through HUD Section 8 housing vouchers.
Major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing HUD/VASH case management
  • Conducting site visits to HUD/VASH apartments
  • Collecting and submitting data for various reports
  • Coordinating care which includes serving as an advocate on behalf of the Veterans to ensure comprehensive service delivery
  • Participating in the HUD/VASH Program conference calls/meetings and attending training
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams and community agencies to strive for developing more effective and efficient ways of delivering healthcare services to HUD/VASH Program Veterans


Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, with evenings, weekends, and/or adjusted tours as needed to ensure quality care to veterans.
Functional Statement Title/#: Social Worker (HUDVASH), GS-185-11.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

11

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

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