Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Full Time | 12 days | Deadline: 16 Apr 2021
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Job Description


Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level GS-09, GS-11, GS-12.

  • Provides individual and group counseling sessions to provide information and assistance with the program.
  • Utilizes a variety of information and laws to make vocational rehabilitation determinations.
  • Assists the veteran in exploring and identifying rehabilitation needs, goals, and objectives.
  • Assists the veteran in developing and implementing an individualized plan of rehabilitation services.
  • Supervises the veteran through his/her program of rehabilitation services, providing supportive guidance and counseling as needed.
  • Determines entitlement to and authorizes a full range of monetary assistance.
  • Works closely with VA and public and private agencies to ensure that the veteran receives the full range of services necessary to achieve vocational rehabilitation.
  • Partners with school officials, Vet Centers, military installations, federal, state, and local agencies to identify specific service member and veteran needs and deliver appropriate services.
  • Partners with Vet Centers, career centers, local Disabled Veterans ' Outreach Program (DVOP) Specialists, Local Veterans' Employment Representatives (LVERs), VA employment programs, and others to provide job search and job -placement services.
  • Assesses employability and assists in the development of an employment assistance plan.
  • Assists the veteran with locating employment.
  • Conducts job development activities and assists the veteran in becoming placed in a suitable occupation.
  • Provides post-placement counseling and/or other services to enhance the veteran's ability to maintain placement.
  • Assists with community education on facilities to ensure a veteran friendly campus environment.
  • Conducts comprehensive initial evaluations to determine the existence of a vocational impairment.
Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm


Compressed/Flexible:

Available


Telework:

In accordance with local policies


Virtual:

This is not a virtual position.


Position Description:

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor


PD#:

38544, 38543, 38542


Relocation/Recruitment Incentives:

Not Authorized


Financial Disclosure Report:

Required at GS-12 grade level


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