Established over 35 years ago, U-Drive is a family run company. With 8 branches and a fleet of over 3000 vehicles, U-Drive is considered the largest wholly independent vehicle rental company in the Southwest.

We are currently look to recruit a positive and friendly individual with a ‘Can do’ attitude. Reporting into the Branch Manager you will work a 45 hour rota, including weekends, and will be providing a complete and efficient driving and valeting service for the hire of rental vehicles, while providing a positive experience.

About the Role

  • Clean vehicles to U-Drive standards
  • Checking vehicles at the end of hire for damage, using the appropriate system
  • Reporting faults, damage or general un-roadworthiness in accordance with safety regulations and Company processes
  • Drive, deliver and/or collection vehicles to inter-branch or directly to customer as directed
  • Ensure that the drivers’ log is completed, signing in and out of branches
  • Completing the Pre-Rental Vehicle Inspection for every hire
  • Parking vehicles in allocated areas depending on the status of vehicle
  • Showing customers to vehicles, marking damage, showing controls, discussing vehicle equipment, fuel type etc to ensure the understanding of the vehicle and customer parking allocations

Team members must:

  • Be an experienced driver
  • Able to communicate with people of all levels
  • Able to work well in a team
  • Good attention to detail
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Friendly and polite with a willingness to help others
  • Have a full clean UK driving licence
  • Have a positive, ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Be able to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Be available to work weekends on a rota basis

What We Can Offer You:

  • 30 Days (Including Bank Holidays) Annual Leave in your first year, accuring an additional day each year until your 5th year where you will have 33 Days Annual Leave.
  • Discounts at 3000+ stores
  • Free Eye Tests
  • On-Site Parking
  • Competitive Pension
  • Employee Discount across U-Drive branches

You will be working 45 hours per week on a rota basis including weekends.


Southampton, Hampshire, UK

Job Reference:



U-Drive Ltd

Southampton Rental



£22,000.00 - £22,750.00

Must hold a full UK Driving Licence for a minimum of 3 years.