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Project Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,522 pro-rata
  • Hybrid working, one day a week in office at 4 Bernard Street, Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st April 2024

  • Advertised from 16th February 2024
  • 2.5 days / week until end of October 2024, with a further 3 years funding beyond Nov 2024 being sought


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 on their lives and those of their families and wider community.

We are seeking a Project Development Officer to join Fast Forward’s Scottish Gambling Education Hub, an enthusiastic, detailed orientated person with excellent communication skills and a track record of reporting and evaluation.

The Scottish Gambling Education Hub is Scotland’s first gambling education and prevention programme, focusing on protecting young people from gambling harms, providing free training, support and resources for practitioners who work with young people and families in a range of education and health settings across Scotland.

We promote health through programmes and resources developed by, with and for young people.

Our work is underpinned by the following values:

Integrity - Our work is dynamic and informed by expertise, lived experience and relevant research

Forward Thinking - We are brave and bold. We are creative in our approach to identifying and responding to risk taking behaviour.

Inclusive- We take a person centred approach. We are non-judgemental and respectful.

Collaborative - We coproduce, partner and learn with young people and experts from across the field

Collaborative - We coproduce, partner and learn with young people and experts from across the field

Application notes

If you are interested in having a discussion about this vacancy contact Fran Howard, Scottish Gambling Education Hub Project Manager, at

An application pack is available for download below. Please complete all sections of the application form and other documents and return to by noon on Monday 1st April 2024

Interviews will be held on Tue 9th April 2024 at the Fast Forward offices, 4 Bernard St, Edinburgh EH6 6PP.