Careers with Bell


Bell Socialization Services, Inc. is a large and growing social services provider in York and Adams counties of south-central PA. We presently employ nearly 300 staff members who make a difference every day in the lives of people with mental, intellectual, and economic disabilities.

ARE YOU A BELL PERSON?  Working at Bell is more than a means to a paycheck.  Our “work family” is caring and supportive, and we’re dedicated to Empowering lives. Every. Day. no matter the type of work we do.

Before you look at our current openings (below), check out Bell’s vision, mission, and values and see if they align with yours.  You might also read some of Our Stories. And check out our Employee Benefits!

When you’re ready, complete an ONLINE APPLICATION. Need more info? Call our human resources office at 717-848-5767, ext. 517.

Bell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We have a diverse workforce and do not discriminate in employment, promotion, or in any other respect on the basis of race, color, religious creed, disability, union membership, high school equivalency, ancestry, national origin (LEP), age, sex or sexual orientation.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Resident Counselor – Bell Family Shelter

Caring, organized person needed who can remain positive and helpful in service to the efficiency of our shelter and the homeless families served there. The Resident Counselor (RC) will make routine safety and security checks of the site, complete intake and exit interviews as needed, and interact with residents to provide them with appropriate support. The RC will screen incoming calls and redirect callers to the appropriate agency or office. Keeping the residence clean and orderly may also be assigned. This is a full-time hourly position.

Minimum requirements: HS diploma/GED and 1-year experience in Social Services. Must be at least 21 years old. PA State Police background check, ChildLine clearance, and/or FBI clearances.

Direct Support Professional (York & Adams County)

Share your compassionate nature and home management skills by providing “hands-on’ services and support to enable individuals with Intellectual Disabilities to live as independently as possible in a shared residential setting. DSPs are responsible for carrying out all day-to-day duties necessary for the residential programs to operate smoothly. Positions available throughout York and Adams County are full-time; second & third shifts.

Minimum requirements: Must be at least 21 years old, Requires HS/GED; most require no intellectual disability experience required, some locations require one plus years’ experience; valid driver’s license for 3 years, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation. Current physical and Mantoux (TB) test required. PA State Police background check, ChildLine clearance, and/or FBI clearance.

Senior Direct Support Professional (York & Adams County)

Share your compassionate nature and home management skills by providing “hands-on’ services and support to enable individuals with Intellectual Disabilities to live as independently as possible in a shared residential setting. Sr. DSPs are responsible for carrying out all day-to-day duties necessary for the residential programs to operate smoothly. The Sr. DSP will also be responsible to assist the Residential Program Supervisor with specific paperwork duties and tasks that must be completed by a set time frame. Full-time positions are available throughout York and Adams County.

Minimum requirements: Must be at least 21 years old, Requires HS/GED; valid driver’s license for 3 years, insurable driving record and reliable transportation; current physical and Mantoux (TB) test; and ChildLine clearance and PA State Police background check.

Individual Service Workers – SELF

Help individuals live as independently as possible in the community when you take on a position in the SELF program. Explore opportunities in hands-on education to assist consumer-directed learning in regard to enhancing the level of independence in all areas of daily living skills. This is a part-time position. Work hours are flexible and may include evening and weekend hours based on consumer needs.

Minimum requirements: HS diploma/GED. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license for 3 years, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. Current physical and Mantoux (TB) test required. PA State Police background check, Act 33, and/or FBI clearances.

Resident Counselor – CRAS 

Come be part of the challenging and rewarding work of a CRAS Resident Counselor. By providing direct care service to consumers in a CRAS group home, you will help with skills training, implement a medication monitoring system, respond to client emergencies, assist clients in progress towards goals developed on their individual plans, and complete documentation. This position is responsible for the overall maintenance, management, and cleanliness of the facility during the shift and will remain in the residence whenever a client is present. This is a full-time hourly position and a part-time hourly position.  The schedule consists of working rotating shifts of three nights/days on, six nights/days off.

Minimum requirements:  one year of college credits in social science, or one year of human service experience.  Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. Current physical and Mantoux (TB) test required.  PA State Police background check.

Assistant Program Coordinator – CHIPP Supported Living

Keen management, organizational, and people skills will bring success in this position. To maintain proper day-to-day operation of the program, key responsibilities include staff supervision and aiding in hiring new staff, assisting with setting goals for program growth and development, administrative services, expense records, employee timesheets, evaluations for direct subordinates, and organization/running of site meetings. The CHIPP APC will also attend staff meetings, rotate on-call time as assigned, and transport clients as necessary. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: bachelor’s degree in social science or four (4) years human service experience.  Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation.  PA State Police background check.

Assisted Living Counselor – CHIPP

Bring your experience and energy to Bell prepared to make a difference. The Assisted Living Counselor provides direct care services in a residential program working with clients who have a chronic mental illness and may also have additional physical and/or medical needs. Monitor medications, respond to any client emergencies, provide supportive counseling, assist clients with activities of daily living and hygiene to the degree of the client’s needs, complete required documentation, transport clients as necessary, and ensure client safety. This is a full-time hourly position.

Minimum requirements: one year of college credits in Social Science or one year of Human Service experience. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check.

Apartment Counselor – CHIPP

Make a positive difference in people’s lives when you provide direct care services to consumers in the CHIPP program.  Apartment counselors monitor medications, respond to client emergencies, provide supportive counseling, assist clients with activities of daily living, complete required documentation, transport clients as necessary, and ensure client safety.  This is a full-time hourly position.

Minimum qualifications include one year of college credits in social science OR one year of human service experience. Must be at least 21 years old; possess valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation; PA State Police background check.

Site Caseworker – CHIPP

Make a difference in this direct care position assisting individuals living with mental illness to do what is necessary to maintain their independent living situations. Primary responsibility is the supervision of the clients living at the designated CHIPP site. This is predominately a this is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: associate’s degree in social science or college credits in social science or two (2) years human services experience. Must be at least 21 years old, possess valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check

Case Manager – Next Door

The Case Manager position is responsible for assisting consumers with housing needs and goal setting; proper preparation and maintenance of required documentation and records as well as close coordination with other services and agencies. Because of the nature of this Agency, it is essential that the Rental Assistance Case manager believes in the philosophy of the Agency as well as be able to develop a rapport with program participants. Assess individual and family housing needs and make referrals to community services.  Assess children’s needs and make appropriate referrals. Facilitate the program goals of assisting residents with finding safe, affordable, and permanent housing in the community through the program.  Determine which services an individual or family is eligible to receive from the program. Assist consumers with determining goals necessary for finding and maintain housing, including tenancy and budgeting skills.  Provide support services to help consumers maintain their housing.

Keep timely and accurate documentation as required by program procedures The Case manager is responsible for maintaining a chart in an orderly manner for each family or consumer.  Use the VI-SPDAT and HMIS system to collect information on consumers served.   This program operates Monday through Friday 9 am-6 pm, and Saturday 9 am-Noon, with the exception of holidays.  On-call services are offered after hours.

Minimum requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Social Science & experience preferred or Associates Degree & two years Human Service experience; 21 years old; valid driver’s license.  PA State Police Background check, ChildLine clearance, and FBI clearances. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Caseworker – Social Rehabilitation 

Empower individuals living with mental illness by assisting them as they utilize and participate in Bell’s social rehabilitation programs and activities. Your supportive role will include teaching academic, social, and daily living skills with a recovery-based approach. Critical elements include planning and preparing group material, facilitating groups, maintaining & coordinating client caseload, providing supportive counseling, and completing all necessary paperwork in a timely manner. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: Associate’s degree or two years of college credits in social science OR two years human service experience; must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation; PA State Police background check.

Clubhouse Generalist – 

The primary responsibility of the Clubhouse Generalist is to assist and participate in the functioning of the Oasis House Clubhouse, including overseeing the assigned unit. Other responsibilities include unit-related responsibilities, such as assuring that the work for the day is completed, support service responsibilities such as providing support, training, and encouragement to members within the Clubhouse, and documentation responsibilities required by program procedures. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements:  bachelor’s degree in social science or HS diploma/GED and a minimum of two (2) years experience in human services which must include one year of direct mental health experience.  Applicant must have completed or will attend 12-hour psychiatric rehabilitation orientation training within one year of hire and have already completed or will attend three-week training at an International Center of Clubhouse Development (ICCD) certified training base within two years of employment, at the program coordinator’s direction.  Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check.

ADMINISTRATIVE OPPORTUNITIES

Janitor – Main Office 

 Are you the type of person who likes things clean and tidy? Bring your experience and enthusiasm to this job, helping to create a clean and safe working environment. Must perform all routine daily cleaning tasks which include all five floors of our main office. This is a part-time hourly position. This position will operate under a rotating schedule. Week one M, W, F 7:30am – 4:00pm & Week two T, TH 7:30am – 4:00pm. Each day there will be a 30-minute unpaid lunch break.

Minimum requirements: must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.  PA State Police background check.

 

 

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