The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Social Worker in Vineland, New Jersey Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Social Worker – Vineland, New Jersey
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 363538Start Date: 11/17/2020End Date: 12/08/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/08/2020.
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. Education: Master’s degree in social work from a school of social work fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 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 masters level. English language proficiency. Social Workers must be proficient in spoken and written English. Physical requirements. Applicants must meet the appropriate physical requirements for this position. Grade Determinations: In addition to the basic requirements above, at the GS-12 level, applicants 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 are experts in their specialized area of practice. Senior social workers must be licensed or certified by a state at the advanced practice level which include an ASWB advanced generalist or clinical examination, unless they are grandfathered by the state in which they are licensed to practice at the advanced practice level (except for licenses issued in California, which administers its own clinical examination for advanced practice). Senior social workers may have certification or other post-masters training from a nationally recognized professional organization or university that includes a defined curriculum/ course of study and internship or equivalent supervised professional experience in a specialty. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the professional KSAs below: KSA 1 – Knowledge of program coordination and administration which includes consultation, negotiation, and monitoring.
KSA 2 – Knowledge and ability to write policies, procedures, and/or practice guidelines for the program.
KSA 3 – Ability to supervise multidisciplinary staff assigned to the program.
KSA 4 – Skill in organizing work, setting priorities, meeting multiple deadlines, and evaluating assigned program area(s).
KSA 5 – Ability to provide training, orientation, and guidance within clinical practice. Licensure/Certification. Individuals assigned as social worker program coordinator must be licensed or certified at the advanced practice level, and must be able to provide supervision for licensure. Current, valid US driver’s license is required for this position. Community work experience preferred. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G39, Social Worker Qualification Standard. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. Physical Requirements: Must be able to walk/stand for at least 8 hours a day; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); clear speech; will be outside and inside; possible excessive noise, intermittent; work closely with others. Must be able to pass drivers physical.
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