The Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System is recruiting for a Social Work Case manager to serve in the Housing and Urban Development/VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) Program. The incumbent will provide case management and support for chronically homeless Veterans, who acquire stable housing through HUD's Section 8 voucher program. HUD-VASH is an intensive case management program for chronically homeless veterans aimed at providing psychosocial services to veterans while residing in stable housing through HUD's Section 8 voucher system. The incumbent in this position functions as the Case Manager for Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) VAMC's Housing and Urban Development / VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH). The HUD-VASH Program falls within the Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) aligned under Social Work Service. The incumbent is responsible for coordination of case management services for Veterans receiving housing provided through HUD Section 8 housing vouchers. The incumbent is assigned to the VA Medical Center and provides comprehensive social work services to veterans and their families. Responsibilities include providing comprehensive case management services to Veterans and their families, conducts psychosocial assessments to determine needs of Veterans and family members, participates in treatment planning with other disciplines, discharge planning, coordinates care including serving as an advocate on behalf of the Veterans to ensure comprehensive service delivery, and linking and referring Veterans to the VAMC, VA regional Offices, and/or community agencies. the management, coordination and provision of social work services to veteran and their families in inpatient, outpatient and community settings. In the provision of care in patients from the adult (less than 65 years of age) to the geriatric (greater than 65 years of age), the employee recognizes the age related needs and demonstrates knowledge and care appropriate to that age group. Performs other duties. Work Schedule: M-F - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Internal Number: 598438800
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