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Job Title: Social Worker Program Coordinator (Caregiver Support)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Redding, CA
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 02/21/2019
Expire Date: 03/23/2019
Job Categories: Social Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Environmental, Web Technology, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Social Worker Program Coordinator (Caregiver Support)
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/01/2019. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English language proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English 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 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 degree meets accreditation standards for a master of social work. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) Licensure: Must have a current and active license or certification by a state to independently practice social work at the master's degree level OR meet the exception for grade GS-11 social workers who are not licensed or certified at the time of appointment and can become licensed at the independent/master's level within 3 years of appointment? In California, where the prerequisites for licensure exceed two years, social workers must become licensed at the independent/master's level within one year of meeting the full California prerequisites for licensure. Failure to become licensed within the prescribed amount of time will result in removal from the GS-185 social work series and may result in termination of employment. (COPIES OF LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH APPLICATION PACKET) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. GRADE DETERMINATIONS:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE FOR GS-12 LEVEL: Individuals assigned as a senior social worker must have experience that demonstrated possession of advanced practice skills and judgment. At least two years should be in an area of specialized social work practice. I have a minimum of at least two years of specialized experience demonstrating this type of experience. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G39, Social Worker, available in the local Human Resources Office. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Light lifting, under 15 pounds; Light carrying, under 15 pounds; Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle; ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Outside and inside.
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