Social Services Assistant

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The primary goal of Housing & Urban Development/VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) is to move Veterans and their families out of chronic homelessness.   The primary component of the program is VA case management services, designed to improve Veteran's health and mental health, enhancing their ability to remain stable, housed and community-integrated.

The Social Service Assistant is part of the HUD-VASH team, a program within the Healthcare for Homeless Veterans Program (HCHV). The Housing Specialist works specifically with the HUD-VASH PROGRAM providing chronically homeless veterans with housing referrals, and transports veterans to and from housing viewings, and any other assistance related to securing section 8 housing.

The incumbent serves as the Social Service Assistant for the HUD-VASH Program for the Healthcare for Homeless Veterans program located at the VA Northern California Health Care System (VA NCHCS). The HUD-VASH team is a key component in VA’s continuum of homeless services, representing VA’s only means of providing permanent housing to homeless Veterans and service a critical role in VA’s five Year Plan to End Homelessness among Veterans. 

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Position Description Title/PD#:  Social Services Assistant /  PD#11727-A

Rotating Shift:  No

Required to Work Holidays and/or Weekends:  No

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA):   Non-Exempt

Bargaining Unit:  Yes

More Job Detail:

Terrill J. Cook
Phone: (916)843-2704


Series: 0186-Social Services Aid And Assistant
Start Date: 7/11/2016 
End Date: 7/29/2016 
Pay Grade Low: 07
Pay Grade High: 07 
Status: Full Time
Minimum Pay: $47525 
Maximum Pay: $61783
Job Pay Type: Per Year
Job Openings: 1
Job Organization: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Position: 612-16-AP-1747944-BU
Who May Apply: Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)



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