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

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Resident Counselor – CRAS

Come be part of the challenging and rewarding work of a Community Residential Apartment Services (CRAS) Resident Counselor. By providing direct care service to consumers in a CRAS group home, you will help with skills training, implement 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 overall maintenance, management, and cleanliness of the facility during the shift and will remain in the residence whenever a client is present. There are full-time hourly and part-time hourly positions available. 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 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.

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 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.

Mental Health Case Manager – Bell Family Shelter

Looking for hands-on work that makes a positive impact in people’s lives? This may be the position for you. The successful MH Case Manager will assess individual mental health, drug and alcohol, and/or children’s needs of Shelter residents, and make referrals to appropriate services. The Case Manager provides supportive guidance and advocacy for the mental health needs of program participants, including crisis intervention; transport residents as needed to accomplish program goals; and design and instruct, arrange mental health and life skills workshops. Case Manager is responsible for preparing and maintaining required documentation and records, including client-centered goal plans, discharge plans, and aftercare records. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science. Must be at least 21 years old, possess valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check, Act 33 and/or FBI clearances.

Caseworker – (CRAS)

 Step up to the challenges and rewards of working as a caseworker with Bell’s CRAS team. The Caseworker is responsible for the supervision of approximately ten (10) mental health clients living in supervised apartments and group homes, with 90% of work time is spent in direct client interactions, e.g. assisting in developing the client’s daily living skills, aiding in all phases of community adjustment, providing supportive counseling, completing goal plans and assessments, and more.  The work schedule rotates on-call weekends and holidays, which may occasionally involve emergency assistance to clients.  Caseworker will ensure maintenance and management of apartments in compliance with DPW guidelines and dutifully maintains client records.  This is a full-time salaried position

Minimum requirements: Associates degree in social science OR college credits in social science OR two years human service experience.  Must be at least 21 years of age, current physical, possess valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check.

Caseworker -(CHIPP) 

Make a difference with this direct-care position assisting mental health service users maintain independent living. The CHIPP Caseworker is responsible for the supervision of the living area at their designated site while helping clients with basic skills. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: Associate degree in social science or college credits in social science or two 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.

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 shift.

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 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.

Residential Program Supervisor – 1 FT Position

Bring your proven management skills to work where you can make a real difference! Manage our [Park St.] residential site and supervise Residential Service Workers to ensure they provide quality direct services to people with intellectual disability.  Responsible for ensuring all day-to-day activities necessary for the site to operate properly.  This is a full-time hourly position, which includes evenings and weekend hours.

Minimum requirements:  HS diploma/GED and two (2) years 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) required.  PA State Police background check, Act 33 and/or FBI clearances.   

Program Coordinator, Residential Services 

Are you a good manager with proven experience and a desire to make a positive difference in people’s lives?  Bring your excellent organizational skills, initiative and compassion to Bell to build and lead direct care teams in community living homes to care for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The Program Coordinator manages multiple sites and staff assigned there, with responsibility for coordinating all aspects of the programs to create an environment where residents receive services of the highest quality.  Must be capable of ensuring compliance with all state, local, and safety regulations.  This is a full-time salaried position; management experience is required.  Must have knowledge of the 6500 and 6400 regulations.

Minimum qualifications: HS/GED plus six years experience or Associates degree and four years experience or Bachelor’s Degree and two years experience working with people who have intellectual disabilities.  Must be at least 21 years old; must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and insurable driving record; current physical and Mantoux (TB) test, Act 33 and PA State Police background checks

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 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.

Recreation Assistant – Social Recreation Program

Enthusiastic, creative person who cares about helping people is needed to join our dedicated team. The person in this position will provide high quality hands-on recreation services for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Successful candidate must have good communication skills and be innovative in improving services. This is a full-time hourly position.

Minimum requirements: HS diploma/GED. 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.

Psychiatric Nurse – ACT

Bell Socialization Services is seeking a Registered Nurse to work within our Assertive Community Treatment Team and psychosocial support services for consumers with serious and persistent mental health issues. This is a 24 hour/7day/week program with an integrated on-call system. Working hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Minimum qualifications are Registered Nurse and at least 1 year experience in Community Mental Health required. 21 years old; valid PA driver’s license, insurable driving record, reliable transportation and PA State Police Background Check.

Minimum requirements: Registered Nurse and at least two years experience in community mental health; Must be at least21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record and reliable transportation. 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 time sheets, 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 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 Human Service 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.

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 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.

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 includes 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 minimum of 50 pounds.  PA State Police background check.

 

 

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