Health and Safety/Facilities Officer

We are looking for an experienced Health and Safety Officer to join our team at Roccia for the Warehouse/Distribution Centre and 2 retail Showroom sites. There are also 2 rental properties requiring oversight and potentially others in the pipeline which will fall into the remit of this role. The successful candidate will have a ‘can-do’, hands on attitude and the ability to implement, monitor and ensure all Health & Safety requirements within the workforce are being carried out on a consistent basis.

  • To provide a first-class, fully compliant Health & Safety environment at all sites.
  • Draw up a programme of required work for all areas.
  • Source and instigate agreed remedial work required to ensure compliance.
  • Be the key person in the delivery of the Health, Safety and Environmental strategies.
  • Ensure all standards meet legislation and advise on and share best practice.
  • Ensure all sites achieve or surpass the targets set by Roccia, driving standards from the outset to ensure accidents, incidents and lost time injuries are avoided.
  • Drive a positive and proactive safety culture throughout all levels to promote operational excellence in safety behaviours.
  • Ensure that all hazards, near misses, accidents and incidents are recorded correctly and where necessary, escalated within a timely manner.
  • Fully support internal and external audit processes.
  • Develop and co-ordinate all site Health, Safety and Environmental activities including committees, training, and communications to ensure sites remain compliant.
  • Work with Line Managers to ensure necessary day to day checks are carried out and recorded.
  • Ensure all mandatory training is carried out and recorded.
  • Develop appropriate HSE knowledge and expertise within the team.
  • Undertake risk assessments as required and ensure that existing risk assessments are reviewed & linked to the relevant safe systems of work.
  • Support accident investigation and reporting ensuring accurate root causes are identified with adequate corrective actions implemented to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Ensure that all contractors working on sites are “approved”, have been vetted and have submitted the correct up to date documentation.
  • Be pro-active in decision making based on analysis, experience, judgement and intuition but recognise when to escalate.
  • Support the creation and maintenance of HSE related plans across sites utilising the Group documents and strategies.
  • Seek Continuous Improvement on all aspects regarding HSE across the contract.
  • Proactively be involved in ensuring individual staff are aware of the H&S responsibilities within their remit.
  • Work with all Line Managers and Directors to achieve planned targets and deadlines and provide regular feedback and coaching where required.
  • To assist in the introduction of digital checking and reporting.
  • To act as Facilities Officer for the Showrooms and Warehouses and ensure all areas are consistently kept at a high standard. This would include buying and monitoring of all consumables for the workplace.
  • Corporate membership of IOSH required.
  • Perform continuous updates of the Health & Safety manual including Asbestos Policy & Register

About You

  • Currently hold relevant Health and Safety qualification such as NEBOSH.
  • At least 2-3 years’ proven experience of HSE in an operational area, preferably in a warehousing operation.
  • Experience of managing Facilities and have some responsibility for call outs.
  • Proactive, effective, and motivated team player who can demonstrate a strong capability of engaging with the workforce and be able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with difficult situations to help and ensure staff understand the importance of H&S throughout the organisation.
  • Works well under pressure in tight deadline situations, displaying exceptional organisational skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • Able to demonstrate a keen interest in continually improving our Health, Safety and Environment performance.
  • Must hold a current valid UK driving license as travel will be required between all sites.

About The Company

ROCCIA are the premier independent Tile, Bath and Kitchen retailer in the Northwest. We are Creatively Unique in everything that we do, from the design of our showrooms to the training and development of our Roccia team; we are Unique in our levels of customer service, our brands, our competitive edge, and our outlook on business and life.

Our amazing and dedicated staff members are one big family. They are the most experienced tile suppliers in the industry. From sales right through to warehousing and distribution, you won’t find a better team.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Monday – Friday 9am-5pm (including a 30 minutes unpaid lunch)

28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays

Salary: £38,000-£45,000 (depending on experience)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £38,000.00-£45,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount


  • Monday to Friday


  • HSE: 2 years (required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Preston (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Preston: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

To apply please send your cv to [email protected] or apply using indeed:

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