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Senior Social Worker (HUD-VASH) - Chicago, Illinois - Master of Social Work

Company: Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Social Worker (HUD-VASH) - Chicago, Illinois

VA Careers - Social Work:

Major Duties:

  • Responsible for providing case management to veterans in the HUD-VASH Program.
  • Performs site visits of HUD-VASH apartments to ensure that the veterans reside in a safe environment. Compliance with local housing codes is enforced through site visits by the local housing authority prior to approval of site for Section 8 funding.
  • Responsible for collecting and submitting HUD-VASH Program participant data throughout the referral, application and case management period as outlined by NEPEC evaluation procedures.
  • Adheres to strict code of Social Work and VA ethics to avoid conflicts of interest while serving as the HUD-VASH Case Manager.
  • Participates in the HUD-VASH Program conference calls and attends trainings offered by HUD-VASH.
  • Actively participates in program planning and developments, advising the supervisor or shifting trends with caseloads and identifying the need for and making recommendations on program procedures or policy changes based upon work experiences.
  • Conducts psychosocial assessments to determine needs of the veterans and family members.
  • Provides individual, family and group counseling as appropriate.
  • Provides consultation/education to veterans and families on community resources, advance directives and VA benefits.
  • Provides a full range of social work services within commonly accepting standards of social work practice which includes case work, individual, family and group counseling, discharge planning, case management and other services as appropriate.
  • Addresses Advance Directives and Organ Donation in accordance with the standards of their work area.
  • Maintains familiarity and responsibility for all performance measures relating to the HUD-VASH Program.

    Work Schedule



    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS):

    nancial Disclosure Report:

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