• Used cars
  • New cars
  • Nearly-new cars
  • Car finance
  • Vans
  • Motability


  • Salary: Competitive plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Carlisle
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About the role

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We’re recruiting for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Driver/Valeter to join our Carlisle Car & Van Rental team.


42.5 hours per week covering various shifts. 

About the role

In our Driver/Valeter role, you’ll be responsible for ensuring all our vehicles are presented in the best possible condition.

To really shine in this role, you’ll need to love active, physical work, have excellent attention to detail and be a fantastic team player.

Day-to-day duties

  • Cleaning sold and stock vehicles to a high standard.
  • Cleaning vehicles externally with a high-powered pressure washer.
  • Using a high-powered vacuum to clean and shampoo vehicle interiors.
  • Working with a polishing/buffing machine to enhance bodywork.
  • Complying with health and safety procedures while working with chemicals.
  • Making sure that all equipment and machinery is properly maintained and secure at all times, reporting any defects and complying with manufacturers’ instructions and PPE recommendations.
  • Working to set timeframes and targets.
  • Completing a daily record of work completed.
  • Other duties to support the branch as required.

Essential requirements

  • A full UK driving licence.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work as part of a team.
  • The ability to multi-task.
  • Willingness to participate in training programmes.

Although it would be fantastic if you have previous experience of this kind of work, if you can show us loads of energy and enthusiasm for the job, we can give you training at our Valet Academy, which all new employees will attend.

And in return for your hard work, you’ll benefit from one of the best employee packages in the industry, including private healthcare and life assurance.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance