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Supervisory Social Worker, Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP) – White City, Oregon
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 444725Start Date: 04/23/2021End Date: 05/13/2021
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 – 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 http://www.cswe.org/Accreditation to verify that the social work degree meets the accreditation standards for a masters of social work. Licensure – Persons hired to social worker positions in the GS-185 series in VHA must be licensed or certified by a state at the advanced practice level. English Language Proficiency – Candidates must be proficient in spoken and written English to be appointed as authorized by 38 U.S.C. § 7403(f). Grade Determinations:
Experience/Education: One year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 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/Certification: 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, the candidate must demonstrate the professional KSAs Below: (a) Ability to independently organize work, set priorities, and meet multiple deadlines. (b) Skill in a range of supervisory duties which includes clinical supervision, consultation, negotiation with other departments and quality improvement. (c) Ability to ensure provision of clinical social work services by supervised social workers. (d) Ability to delegate authority, manage priorities, coordinate work, and follow up on pending issues to complete duties in an accurate and timely fashion. (e) Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems, develop and implement solutions that result in efficient operations, and use data effectively to manage workload, quality, performance, and productivity within the service. (f) Ability to provide staff training and development. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G39
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. Preferred Experience: Five years clinical experience working with one year in a leadership role preferred. Physical Requirements: Light lifting (under 15 pounds); Use of fingers; Hearing (aid permitted); Ability to type; Ability to use the phone; Sight in at least one eye. Environmental Factors: Working closely with others.
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