Our training team

Nikki Taylor| Training and Marketing Manager

Nikki holds a BSc honours in psychology and counselling. She joined Savana in January 2012 and at the end of that year moved over to her training and marketing role. She still retains a counselling case load which helps to inform the training packages that she creates, presents and reviews.

She has been successful in gaining CPD accreditation for all of Savana's training packages. This means that all professionals attending Savana training courses can count the workshops towards their continued professional development.

Nikki highly values the importance of CPD and has recently achieved a qualification in education and training.

Claire Allen| Training and Marketing Officer

With a Diploma in counselling, Claire has held a case load at Savana since January 2013 and has always been passionate about awareness raising on the topics of rape and sexual abuse. She has recently achieved a training qualification in Education and Training.

Claire's communication skills and ability to build professional relationships mean that she is able to deliver Savana's training in a professional way that is easily understood. She also uses these skills to update Savana's social media accounts. This ensures that relevant material is shared, that information continues to flow and that the voices of our clients are heard.

Gemma Glover | Training Administrator

Joined Savana in September 2015 as a volunteer Administrator for the training department and in January 2016 took the position of Training Administrator within the Training team.

Current qualifications include level 3 Customer Service and Level 2 Business & Admin. Her main duties are to make sure the best use is made of available resources. Populate, update and monitor Savana’s Facebook and Twitter pages, regularly update all paperwork on an annual basis along with the administration team. Make up packs in readiness for any training or outreach events and to assist the training department in other areas when necessary.