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.

Night Watchman – Bell Family Shelter

Accountable, safety-minded people encouraged to apply! The Night Watchman is responsible for the safety and security of Shelter residents, regular inspection of premises, and proper preparation and maintenance of required documentation and records. One full-time position currently available.

Minimum requirements: HS diploma/GED or 1 year experience in Social Services. Must be at least 21 years old.  PA State Police background check, Act 33 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 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 2 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 2 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 valid driver’s license, 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.

Day Program Service Worker – Bell at the Village/Adult Training Facility

Enjoy your daily work while you make a direct and positive difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities. The ideal employee in this hands-on position will ensure the safety of clients while teaching skills, monitoring medications, assisting with transportation, and helping clients live as independently as possible. This is a full-time hourly position.

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

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – ID Residential Services

Provides services and support to enable individuals with intellectual disability to live as independently as possible in a shared residential setting. Duties include ensuring client needs and licensing requirements are met, communication with others, utilization of best practices, and attending 24 hours of training per year. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: HS diploma/GED, current PA LPN license and two (2) years professional experience; ability to complete physical and PPD tests. Must be at least 21 years old, possess valid driver’s license, 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. 

Clubhouse Generalist – Oasis House

The primary responsibility of the Clubhouse Generalist is to assist and participate in the functioning of the Oasis House Clubhouse, to include 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.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a 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 valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check.

Assistant Program Coordinator – CRAS

Keen management, organizational, and people skills will bring success in this position. Key responsibilities to maintain proper day to day operation of the program 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 house meetings. The CRAS 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 qualifications include: 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 reliable transportation; current physical and Mantoux (TB) test; PA State Police background check.

Caseworker – Supported Housing

Do you have direct experience helping people living in culturally, socially, and economically disadvantaged communities?  If so, join the Bell team to assist mental health consumers in finding and maintaining permanent housing in the community. Work hours are flexible and based on consumer needs; caseworker’s hours are spent in client’s homes, assisting them with their housing needs.  This is a full-time, salaried position.

Minimum requirements: Associates’ Degree preferred, one year of professional social casework experience desired.  Experience with the problems of persons living in culturally, socially, and economically disadvantaged communities. 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.

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.

Mental Health Worker, Housing Specialist – ACT

Looking for hands-on work that makes a positive impact in people’s lives? Are you a team player that enjoys a fast-paced environment? Your supportive role will include assertive community treatment and psychosocial support services for consumers with serious and persistent mental health problems. This is a 24 hour/7 day/week program with an integrated on-call system. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychosocial Sciences field plus 2 years professional experience, minimum 21 years old, valid PA driver’s license, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation. PA State police background check required.

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