Chief of Social Work (Social Worker) Job in Madison, Wisconsin – Department of Veterans Affairs



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 Chief of Social Work (Social Worker) in Madison, Wisconsin Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Chief of Social Work (Social Worker) – Madison, Wisconsin
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 511377
Start Date: 09/17/2021
End Date: 10/09/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements within 15 days of the closing date of this announcement. BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
– Must be a U.S. Citizenship.
– Must be proficient in spoken and written English.
– Must have a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) 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. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)
– Must be licensed or certified by a state to independently practice social work at the advanced practice level. This is a LCSW or CISW in the State of WI. (PROVIDE COPY) IN ADDITION TO THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING GS-14 GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Experience/Education. One year of experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level. The chief social work service must evidence possession of supervisory and management skills. Experience must demonstrate possession of advanced practice skills in administration, demonstrating progressively more professional competency skills and judgment. 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. The chief social worker must be licensed or certified at the advanced practice level, and must be able to provide supervision for licensure. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate all of the following KSAs: Skill in providing the full range of supervisory duties across multiple service divisions/sections, which would include responsibility for assignment of work to be performed, performance evaluation, selection of staff, and recommendations of awards, advancements, and when appropriate, disciplinary actions. Skill in applying legal, ethical, and professional standards to social work practice. Skill in developing, maintaining, and managing social work services in multiple divisions/sections. Ability to ensure compliance with social work practice, policy, and accreditation standards across the continuum of health care. Skill in providing consultation to facility leadership, managers, and other staff on social work qualification standards, practice, competency, productivity, and continuing education requirements Skill in administrative oversight to ensure compliance with social work licensure requirements. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-14. Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary and is usually accomplished while the employee is comfortably seated at a desk or table. Some walking and standing may occur in the course of a normal workday in connection with attendance of meetings and conferences, or while researching files. Items carried typically are light objects such /cases, notebooks, and data processing reports.

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