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 HUD-VASH program, a partnership between the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs, is an intensive case management program for chronically homeless Veterans aimed at providing psychosocial services to Veterans who acquire permanent housing through HUD's Section 8 voucher system. The incumbent in this position functions as Social Work Coordinator for San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) HUD/VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program. The HUD-VASH Program is located at the San Francisco Downtown Clinic/Annex. The incumbent is responsible for providing clinical case management and other services for Veterans receiving housing through HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and for providing coordination of a multidisciplinary team(s). The incumbent is responsible for providing coordination of a multidisciplinary team(s) as well as providing clinical case management for a caseload of Veterans in the HUD-VASH program. Takes the lead as the liaison between the multidisciplinary team and VA internal and community stakeholders. The Coordinator also organizes the regular team meetings for clinical review of clients and then distributes appropriate assignments to the multidisciplinary team and assesses team follow through with the assignments. The incumbent will maintain pertinent data and participate in leading systems improvement as related to the HUD-VASH program. Works in conjunction with the supervisor to address employee issues that affect the team. The incumbent verifies the Veteran's status, eligibility for VA medical care, and eligibility for program participation; performs site visits to HUD-VASH apartments to ensure that Veterans reside in safe environments in compliance with local housing codes; and reviews agreements between Section 8 landlords, Public Housing Authorities and the VA in establishing appropriate referral sites for HUD-VASH placements. The incumbent assists the HUD-VASH supervisor and takes a supportive role in the administrative functions of the program such as quality assurance, policy and procedure development, program planning, preparation of reports and other duties as assigned. Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may be approved for a highly qualified candidate. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Telework: Authorized based on agency needs
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