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Supervisory Social Worker

Department of Veterans Affairs

This is a Contract position in Garden Grove, CA posted October 18, 2020.

* VideosVideos* DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryThe incumbent serves as a Readjustment Counselor at a Vet Center in the Readjustment Counseling Service (RCS) providing direct counseling services, outreach, referral, and follow-up care coordination to eligible individuals. In this capacity, the incumbent functions as a member of a small multi-disciplinary team of 4 or more members, including social workers, other mental health professionals, outreach workers and office managers.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesNOTE: This position is multi-disciplinary and can be filled by: Social Worker, Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, and Psychologist.Key responsibility to provide clinicaladmin leadership, managementsupervision of all Vet Center staff; to plandevelopimplementcoordinatemonitorevaluate all treatment services of the Vet Center. Duties include but are not limited to: performs administrative/personnel management function relative to staff supervised; establish guidelinesperformance expectations for staff; observes workers’ performance; conducts work performance critiques; provides informal feedback and evaluates employee performance; resolves informal complaintsgrievances; develops work improvement plans; recommends personnel actions; provide advicecounsel to staff; effects disciplinary measures; assures subordinates are trained and comply with provisions of safety regulations.The incumbent will be responsible for providing services to eligible individuals who are experiencing a variety of military related psychological and psychosocial problems. Incumbents must possess the knowledge and experience to independently implement psychotherapeutic modalities in working with individuals, families, and groups to enhance the readjustment of Veterans, active duty Service members, and their families. Functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:* Intake screening and assessment: Complete all readjustment counseling intake procedures, including an assessment of risk for self-harm, military history and military related psychosocial stressors, and assess family readjustment stressors and document identified behaviors or symptoms.* Readjustment counseling goal setting and service planning: Develop and periodically update an individualized readjustment counseling service plan that reflects a course of therapeutic and psychosocial interventions, including identification of achievable goals and measurable outcomes.* Direct readjustment counseling service provision: Incorporate complex multiple causation in differential psychosocial assessment and direct service delivery to eligible Veterans, including making psychosocial and psychiatric diagnostic inferences within the clinical scope of practice.* Risk assessment and crisis intervention: Conduct timely assessment of Veterans in crisis to identify immediate needs, evaluate risk, and initiate safety planning as appropriate.* Care coordination: Links the Veteran with other community services, resources, and opportunities to maximize the Veteran’s independence, health, and well-being.* Coordinating readjustment counseling and outreach: Maintain active coordination with Vet Center outreach workers to ensure seamless referral to Vet Center services for those individuals engaged in the community at outreach events that may require follow-up readjustment counseling.* Team cohesion and coordination: Actively participate in staff meetings designed to promote team building and staff development.* Documentation/administrative responsibilities/consultation: Document all clinical interactions with eligible individuals and episodes of care coordination on their behalf as required by policy.* Other duties as assignedWork Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Some evenings and weekends requiredCompressed/Flexible: Not available.Telework: Not AvailableVirtual: This is not a virtual position.Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized with a signed 2 year obligated Service AgreementFinancial Disclosure Report: Not requiredTravel RequiredOccasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory statusYesPromotion PotentialNone* Job family (Series)0185 Social WorkSimilar jobs* Community Mental Health Social Workers* Family Social Workers* Mental Health Social Workers* School Social Workers* Social Workers* Social Workers, All Other* RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment* You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job* Designated and/or random drug testing may be required* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959* You may be required to serve a probationary period* Subject to a background/security investigation* Must be proficient in written and spoken English* Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding processQualificationsBasic Requirements:* United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.* Education: Must have a master’s degree in social work 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. Verification of the degree can be made by going to the CSWE website to verify if that social work degree meets the accreditation standards for a Master of Social Work.* Licensure: Persons hired or reassigned to social worker positions in the GS-185 series in VHA must be licensed or certified by a state to independently practice social work at the master’s degree level.* Grade Determinations:GS-12 Experience and Education: Completion of a minimum one year of experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level. Experience must demonstrate possession of advanced practice skills in a specialty area or in administration demonstrating progressively more professional competency and judgment. Candidate may have certification or other post-master’s degree training from a nationally recognized professional organization or university that includes a defined curriculum/course of study and internship, or equivalent supervised professional experience.* Licensure: Individuals assigned as Supervisory Social Workers must be licensed or certified at the advanced practice level, and must be able to provide supervision for licensure. In addition to the experience above, candidates must demonstrate all of the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):* Ability to independently organize work, set priorities, and meet multiple deadlines* Knowledge of supervisory duties which includes clinical supervision, consultation, negotiation with other departments and quality improvement.* Ability to ensure provision of clinical social work services.* Ability to provide staff training and development.* Skill in interpersonal relationships in dealing with employees, team leaders, and managers.* References: VA Handbook 5005/120, Part II, Appendix G39, dated September 10, 2019.* Physical Requirements: See VA Handbook 5007.EducationIMPORTANT: 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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

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