This vacancy has now closed

Administration and Finance Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Edinburgh. Hybrid working – we are moving to a hybrid working model with 2 days in the office / week and 3 days working from home during the continued pandemic.
  • Closing 1st November 2021

  • Advertised from 1st October 2021
  • Full time post, dependent on on-going funding (subject to 6 months’ probation period)


Fast Forward is Scotland’s national youth work agency, focusing on supporting children & young people to make informed choices regarding, and take a harm reduction approach to, risk-taking behaviours, towards reducing the negative impacts of these behaviours on their lives and those of their families and wider community.

Established in 1987, we work directly with children and young people, and providing training and resources to their parents / carers, and the youth workers, teachers and other practitioners in their lives.

We do this through working directly with young people, and those who support them, providing experiential learning based on accurate information and sound advice.

Fast Forward is seeking an Administration & Finance Officer to join our team.

The Administration and Finance Officer will be responsible for the following:

General administration duties at the Fast Forward office

Providing effective financial transactional processing

Purchasing and ordering supplies

Booking travel and accommodation

Administrative support for projects

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Individuals interested in having a discussion about this vacancy may contact Allie Cherry-Byrnes, Chief Executive, at

Please complete all sections of the application form and return it to by 12 noon on Monday 1st November 2021.

Please note that interviews will be held on the Friday 12th November, if possible, in person at the Fast Forward offices, 4 Bernard St, Edinburgh EH6 6PP, or by Zoom if Scottish Government Guidelines change.