This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The GS-12 Social Worker Supervisor serves in the HUD/VASH Program in the Social Work Service at the Northern California VA Health Care System at the Oakland, CA location. This is a supervisory non-bargaining unit position. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Supervises a group of professional VA staff, which may include contract social workers and support staff. Provides administrative, technical, and clinical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit. Assuring that the social workers learn and appropriately use the documentation systems of CPRS and HOMES systems. Tracks statistics on the program and responds to periodic requests for data from local, VISN and national VA offices. Performs the administrative and personnel management functions relative to staff supervised. Assigns work, establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff, and communicates them through the formal employee performance management system. Observes workers' performance; demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Incumbent works to resolve informal complaints and grievances. Develops work improvement plans, recommending personnel actions as necessary. Provides advice and counsel to workers related to work and administrative matters. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Reviews and approves or disapproves leave requests. Incumbent assures that subordinates are trained and fully comply with the provisions of the safety regulations. Responsible for furthering the goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO) by taking positive steps to assure the accomplishment of affirmative action objectives and by adhering to nondiscriminatory employment practices in regard to race, color, religion, sex, and affirmative action for the area under incumbent supervision in the following: (1) merit promotion of employees and recruitment and hiring of applicants; (2) fair treatment of all employees; (3) encouragement and recognition of employee achievements; (4) career development of employees; and (5) full utilization of their skills. The incumbent provides direct clinical services to a limited caseload of Veteran clients, as determined by assessment of the overall program, in consultation with the NCHCS HUD-VASH Supervisor. This position involves periodically transporting patients in a government vehicle. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 Am to 4:30 PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Telework, if approved, would be on regularly scheduled occasional basis, but this is not a virtual or remote position.
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