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, or national origin (LEP), age, sex or sexual orientation.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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 within 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.

Direct Support Professional Non-Driver 

The Direct Support Professional (DSP)- nondriving position is responsible for providing direct services of the highest quality to people with intellectual disabilities and possibly mental health issues so they can live in the community, live a quality life, and live as independently as possible.  The DSP is responsible for the day-to-day duties necessary for the residential program to operate smoothly.  Schedules include evenings, holidays, and weekends.  The DSP works directly with individuals who live in the home and must implement and document Individuals’ goals and intervention plans. This position may require lifting depending on the needs of the individuals. This is a non-driving position which means that this staff does not complete all job duties that driving staff complete. Non-driving staff will not run appointments or one on one activities in the community with the individuals. This position is not allowed to drive agency vehicles at any time, nor are they allowed to transport individuals in their personal vehicles. Non Driving staff must be able to get to various work locations on time for shifts and have transportation home at the end of their shifts.

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

Residential Program Supervisor – 

Bring your proven management skills to work where you can make a real difference! Manage one of our residential sites and supervise Residential Service Workers to ensure they provide quality direct services to people with intellectual disabilities. 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 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) required. PA State Police background check, Act 33, and/or FBI clearances.

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.

Day Program Service Worker – 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 18 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, Act 33, and/or FBI clearances.

Resident Counselor – Bell Family Shelter

A caring, organized person is 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.

House Program Manager – Bell Family Shelter

The House Program Manager is a key individual responsible for providing support to homeless individuals and families; overseeing the proper preparation and maintenance of required documentation and records, as well as creating the monthly Resident Counselor schedule to ensure coverage and perform on-call duties. Provide close coordination with other services and agencies. Because of the nature of this Agency, it is essential that the House Program Manager believes in the philosophy of the Agency as well as be able to develop a professional rapport with Shelter staff and clients.

Minimum requirements: Associates degree or equivalent or two (2) years of Human Service experience and two years of strong Supervisory skills and knowledge of office procedures. Pennsylvania State Police Background Check, ChildLine Clearance, and FBI Clearance.

Night Watchman – Bell Family Shelter

Accountable, safety-minded people are 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. This is a part-time position.

Minimum requirements:  HS diploma /GED or 1-year experience in social services. Must be at least 18 years old.  A State Police background check, Act 33, and FBI clearances.

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 requirements: bachelor’s degree in social science or four (4) years 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.

 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, and 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.

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 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.  The caseworker will ensure maintenance and management of apartments in compliance with DPW guidelines and dutifully maintain client records.  This is a full-time salaried position.

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

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.

Case Management Assistant – Next Door

The Case Management Assistant in Bell’s Next-Door program is the first contact for potential program participants and as such must provide excellent customer service at all times. The Assistant must have or develop an understanding of community resources available to assist individuals and families in need and direct people as appropriate to those services. The person in this role is also responsible for assisting program staff with day-to-day office operations, including maintaining forms, office equipment and supplies, and handling mail. It is crucial that the person in this position interact in a professional and respectful manner with all contacts. If not already familiar with it, the Assistant will learn how to use the HMIS system and document interactions accordingly. The Next-Door program operates Monday through Friday from 9 am to 6 pm, and Saturdays from 9 am to noon, with the exception of holidays.

Minimum requirements: Associates degree in Social Sciences and two (2) years of Human Services experience preferred; Experience with Microsoft Products; 21 (twenty-one) years old; valid driver’s license. PA State Police Background check. ChildLine Clearances. FBI Fingerprint Clearance.

ADMINISTRATIVE OPPORTUNITIES

Maintenance Technician

Are you a well-organized, mechanically inclined jack of all trades who enjoys the satisfaction of completing clients’ work requests?  Join our multi-skilled maintenance team. Work includes everything from installation of doors, windows, and drywall to painting, basic HVAC, plumbing, and appliance repair as well as simple automotive operations and repair. Primary responsibilities include troubleshooting and problem solving when doing repairs and preventive maintenance on all agency property (occupied and/or vacant); completing required purchase orders, coordinating the use of outside contractors and vendors, and reporting all health and safety issues relating to property maintenance to the Property Manager promptly. An understanding of lawn care and landscaping is a plus.  This is a full-time salaried position.  

Minimum requirements:  HS diploma/GED, specialized training or experience/overall knowledge of multiple trades (i.e.- drywall, painting, carpentry, and plumbing, among others).  The candidate must own a standard set of tools available to aid in the performance of the above duties and have the ability to lift 50 lbs.  Must be at least 21 years old, possess a current valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation.  PA State Police background check.

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