Fast Forward is recruiting a new Chief Executive
Would you like the opportunity to lead an established and respected national organisation which plays a key role in promoting the health and wellbeing of young people in Scotland?
This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced professional who is highly motivated to lead and develop Fast Forward on a national scale following the retirement of the current post holder.
You will be a dynamic leader who will maintain the momentum of Fast Forward’s varied project work, consolidate our position as a leading provider in informal education approaches to health and wellbeing, and provide sound strategic and financial direction. You will be a person with enthusiasm, determination, vision and excellent team building skills. We will expect you to provide confident engagement with our funding partners and stakeholders, creating trust and giving clarity to our vision and mission.
We would be delighted to hear from you if you believe your skills and leadership experience as a CEO or at a senior level make you a great candidate for this post.
Fast Forward operates the Gambling Education Hub, in partnership with GambleAware. The Hub is Scotland’s only gambling education and prevention programme, focusing on protecting young people from gambling harms.
Established in 2018, the project provides free training, support and resources for practitioners who work with young people and families, with tailored approaches to the following 5 sectors:
Fast Forward is seeking a Project Officer to join the existing Gambling Education Hub Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic practitioner with excellent communication skills and robust track record of working in the youth work and informal education sector (experience in youth employability settings is also desirable).
The work will include delivering training to youth work practitioners, partnership building with national organisations and contributing to the ongoing development of the Hub.
Other tasks will revolve around the following functions:
Fast Forward is a national voluntary organisation based in Edinburgh. We promote health through education by, with and for young people.