Driver Instructor (secondment for up to 12 months)

Cardiff Central (Mainline)

Please note-this position is only available to candidates employed within Transport for Wales Rail Services.  If you are not eligible to apply for this position, your application will not be considered.

Do you love your current driver role?

Would you relish a new challenge?

Do you want to play a part in driving the changes to the rail network in Wales?  

If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you to pass on your passion and enthusiasm to others!

We have an exciting opportunity for a driver to be seconded into a driver instructor role in our Cardiff Mainline depot for a period of up to 12 months.

Based at Cardiff Mainline depot, this role will allow you to get involved in a range of activities; you will be responsible for delivering driver training/briefing, coaching and supporting drivers who are returning to work, mentoring drivers undertaking route learning, and completing driver assessments where needed.

You will also provide support and feedback to the Driver Management Team when required.

You must be a qualified Train Driver, with at least 3 years driving experience and knowledge of routes and traction for the Cardiff Mainline network. You should excel in your current role, have excellent written & verbal communication skills and above all, possess heaps of motivation for the driver role.  You will need to hold or be prepared to work towards the Coaching & Assessor and Presentation Skills awards, as well as having good IT skills.


Please see below to view the job description.


Driver Instructor TfW (1)


  • Location: Cardiff Central
  • Job Title: Driver Instructor (secondment for up to 12 months)
  • Hours: 35 hours
  • Salary £52,571 per annum pro rata
  • Closing Date 04/03/2019
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