I have same problem. My Jenkins (ver. 2.138.3) env vars: HOME=/var/lib/jenkins, but JENKINS_HOME=/home/jenkins and installed jira-plugin (ver. 3.0.5). When i run build with step "JIRA: Progress issues by workflow action", then i get error:
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