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    This position serves as the Senior Social Worker (Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist) at the Tibor Rubin, VA Long Beach Healthcare System for Social Work Service.The incumbent will serve in a senior or lead capacity with experience that demonstrates possession of advanced practice skills and judgment.

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    The Senior Social Worker Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) provides outreach to identified community Veterans Courts, community events, and to community/county jails. Duties Include (but are not limited to):

    • Attends Veterans treatment court on designated days and to jails to interview Veterans.
    • Determine eligibility for eligibility for VA services.
    • Conducts thorough bio-psychosocial assessments.
    • Meets with court personnel for case consultation.
    • Communicates with the court treatment recommendations.
    • Participates in community or VA events and Orange and Los Angeles county jails to advocate for Veterans with current or past justice issues.
    • Intervention take place in a variety of settings and necessarily in the traditional office setting.
    • Travel throughout the medical center and the community is a component of providing patient centered care.
    • Must complete specific Jail security clearance before outreach can be conducted within the jail.
    • Provide high-risk psychological assessments in crisis intervention.
    Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday
    Telework: Yes, to the discretion of the service
    Compressed/Flexible: Yes, to the discretion of the service
    Virtual: No
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: No
    PCS Authorized: No

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/533421000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.