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Job opening: HUD-VASH Senior Social Worker

Salary: $89 322 - 116 114 per year
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be authorized for highly qualified candidates.


Total-Rewards-of-an-Allied-Health-VA-Career-Brochure.pdf Social Work: vacareers.va.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/Total-Rewards-of-a-Social-Worker-Career-Flyer.pdf This Senior Social Worker works with in the Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program of the VA Iliana Health Care System in the Springfield and surrounding communities. HUD-VASH is an intensive case management program for chronically homeless Veterans and the most vulnerable Veterans who have a history of homelessness and have complex health care needs. The senior social worker will help the most vulnerable Veterans benefit from timely outreach and meaningful engagement through assessment, service coordination, and supportive services to link Veterans to permanent supportive housing with HUD-VASH or through community resources, while enhancing access to VA health care and benefits. Duties Include: Provides case management for a caseload of Veterans in the HUD-VASH program, provides clinical case consultation on high-risk Veterans with colleagues in the VA and community-based programs, and coordinating prioritized admissions to permanent supportive housing programs in the VA and in through the community. providing case management for a caseload of Veterans in the HUD-VASH program, providing clinical case consultation on high-risk Veterans with colleagues in the VA and community-based programs, and coordinating prioritized admissions to permanent supportive housing programs in the VA and in through the community. Coordinates care including serving as an advocate on behalf of the Veterans to ensure comprehensive service delivery and linking and referring Veterans to VA health care facilities, care in the community sites, VBA, VSOs, community resources, and coordinated entry systems. Participates in the monthly VISN 12 and National HUD-VASH Program conference calls and attends trainings offered by the National Homeless Program calls. Works with a broad spectrum of VA and community-based contacts to strive for developing more effective and efficient ways of delivery health care service to HUD-VASH Veterans. Performs accountability functions: 1) verifies Veteran's status, eligibility for VA health care and VA Homeless programming for service coordination needs; 2) document all supportive services and case management contacts with Veteran/families/ancillary supports in CPRS; 3) administrative support for program coordination, development and implementation of written procedures specific to the community and surrounding areas, and complete reports Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 7:45am - 4:15pm Recruitment Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Not Authorized Paid Time Off: 37-50 days of annual paid time offer per year (13-26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year) Parental Leave: After 12 months of employment, up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster care placement of a child. Child Care Subsidy: After 60 days of employment, full time employees with a total family income below $144,000 may be eligible for a childcare subsidy up to 25% of total eligible childcare costs for eligible children up to the monthly maximum of $416.66. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Telework: Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: 000000 Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required



Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: Basic Requirements: Education: Must have a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Graduates of schools of social work that are in candidacy status do not meet this requirement until the school of social work is fully accredited. A doctoral degree in social work may not be substituted for the master's degree in social work. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) Licensure: Must be licensed or certified by a state at the advanced practice level at the GS-12 grade level. This includes an advanced generalist or clinical examination, unless they are grandfathered by the state in which they are licensed to practice at the advanced practice level (PROVIDE COPY) IN ADDITION TO THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING GS-12 GRADE REQUIREMENTS:GS-12 Grade level: EXPERIENCE: must have at least two years of experience post advanced practice clinical licensure and should be in a specialized area of social work practice of which, one year must be equivalent to the GS-11 grade level. Senior social workers have experience that demonstrates possession of advanced practice skills and judgment. Senior social workers are experts in their specialized area of practice. AND Applicants must also meet the Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed below: Skill in a range of specialized interventions and treatment modalities used in specialty treatment programs or with special patient populations. This includes individual, group, and/or family counseling or psychotherapy and advanced level psychosocial and/or case management. Ability to incorporate complex multiple causation in differential diagnosis and treatment within approved clinical privileges or scope of practice. Knowledge in developing and implementing methods for measuring effectiveness of social work practice and services in the specialty area, utilizing outcome evaluations to improve treatment services and to design system changes. Ability to provide specialized consultation to colleagues and students on the psychosocial treatment of patients in the service delivery area, as well as role modeling effective social work practice skills. Ability to expand clinical knowledge in the social work profession, and to write policies, procedures, and/or practice guidelines pertaining to the service delivery area. References: VA Handbook 5005/120 Part II Appendix G39 Social Worker Qualification Standard The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. Physical Requirements: Physical demands may exceed those of a typical office setting. There is walking, lifting, standing, twisting, turning, sitting, pushing, bending, repetitive keyboarding, or carrying of items that does exceed 10 pounds.


IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.


  • Address Danville VA Medical Center 1900 East Main Street Danville, IL 61832 US
  • Name: Brooke Cremonesi
  • Phone: 217-499-7292
  • Email: [email protected]


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