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Health & Safety

Rockford, IL 61107

Posted: 03/09/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Perm Industry: A -Clerical Job Number: CJ95148639

Job Description

Health & Safety Coach, Child Care Assistance Program 


FurstStaffing has a unique opportunity for a Health & Safety Coach to work for a well-respected local community organization. The Health and Safety Coach is responsible for scheduling and conducting on-site visits to License Exempt (LE) childcare providers and assisting with Health and Safety requirements for LE providers. As a Health and Safety Coach you will be an active participant in the welfare of our community by helping to provide healthy and safe childcare settings.


Health & Safety Coach Responsibilities:
  • Identify health and safety violations in LE childcare settings and as needed, develop a Corrective Action Plan and schedule follow up visits
  • Work with the LE provider community to enhance the quality of care being provided in the childcare setting 
  • Maintain files and enter LE Provider information into software programs 
  • Report abuse/neglect and illegal childcare operations  
  • Assisting LE childcare providers with completion of online trainings
  • Research, gather, and track data for health, safety, and child development
  • Observe reporting requirements and meet deadlines
  • Schedule visits, plan upcoming training, and communicate with providers
  • Provide basic technical assistance to childcare providers on issues related to Health, Safety and Child Development training requirements 
  • Stay current with new policy changes and updates
  • Preserve confidentiality of program, client, and provider information
  • Be willing to participate in continuing education activities
  • Communicate with impartiality and respect for all parents’/guardians’ childcare choices
  • Speak to the purpose and services of the Child Care Assistance program
  • Respond with sensitivity to families’ socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, individual needs and capabilities 


Health & Safety Coach Minimum Job Requirements: 
  • Possess an Associate Degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent education and/or experience in social work, customer service, data entry or related field 
  • Strong problem solving and analytic skills
  • Technical proficiency with a personal computer and various software packages
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to lift 30 pounds, sit, stand, bend, and twist
  • Able to type at least 30 words per minute
  • Ability to work with a team or independently
  • Possess a valid Illinois driver’s license and valid vehicle insurance
  • Must be able to clear a comprehensive background check 


If you are interest in the Health & Safety Coach position, please apply here or call Courtney at 815-229-7810.

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