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    The incumbent serves as the VASNHCS HCHV Contract Liaison. The incumbent is responsible for oversight of the VASNHCS HCHV Contract Housing Program. The incumbent is also responsible for working with the Grant and Per Diem Liaison on Grant and Per Diem contract housing requirements. The HCHV programs are vital for providing safe transitional housing and supportive services for homeless Veterans. The Contract Liaison is responsible for the oversight of Contract Housing Program, and is responsible for working with the Grant and Per Diem Liaison to monitor and coordinate services provided by community based programs funded under VA's Homeless Grant and Per Diem Program. The Contract Liaison is responsible for the oversight of these services as well as the case management of the veterans who receive them.
    The incumbent is responsible for providing direct services or referrals to homeless Veterans for services that will enable them to secure safe, affordable, quality permanent housing. Delivery of these services requires specialized knowledge and skills and extensive experience in resource identification and access with VA medical, mental health, substance abuse, and other specialty clinical providers, as well as community collaboration; understanding of HUD regulations, interpretation and repair strategies to successfully overcome housing acceptance barriers including negative housing histories, bad credit and criminal records, and the preparation of appeal presentations.
    The incumbent functions as a Senior Social Worker and serves as the VASNHCS Contract Housing Contract Liaison for the Health Care for Homeless Veterans Programs. The incumbent provides oversight of community-based contract residential housing programs, to include coordinating required inspections and reports to VACO. The incumbent also works with the Grant and Per Diem Liaison to provide oversight of the Grant and Per Diem programs as defined in the HCHV contract rules, regulations, and directives. This includes verification of Veteran status and eligibility for participation in the HCHV contract residential housing program, and Grant and Per Diem program maintaining admission and discharge dates of participants for billing purposes, reviewing and approving/disapproving readmissions to and extensions of care, and collecting and submitting participant information as outlined by NEPEC evaluations procedures.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Telework: Available
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
    Position Title/Functional Statement #:Social Worker - Contract Liaison/PD402790
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized
    EDRP Authorized: Contact V21CCOEEDRP@va.gov , the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance
    Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Driver's License - the position requires that the incumbent must possess a valid state driver's license

    Travel Required

    50% or less - 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/614178200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.