Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1983720
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!
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.
for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding
ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.
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.
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
America's Veterans need
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.
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-xxxxx-BU. All applicants to this external announcement will be subject to Veterans Preference.
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.