About Us

Who We Are

Pilgrims Corner staff come from many different backgrounds, All are enthusiastic about working with children and young people.
One of these staff will be your Key Worker. You may decide that you like the look of one on this site and we will do all that we can to provide you with this person as your Key Worker when you come to stay with us.


Sarah Norman - Managing Director & Responsible Individual

Lyn Norman - Finances & Managing Director

Stephen Payne - Operations Manager 


Lisa Mitchell- Registered Manager

Staff of Homes:

Adam Fuller

Ivana Richards

Debbie Harvey

Nicky Gower

Jamie Roberts

Tony Yore

Paul GibsonKaren Hopkins

Kevon Budden

Vicky Harris


Julian Finnis - Registered Manager Spenser & Fleetwood Cottages

Debbie Saidyjah - Deputy Manager - Fleetwood

Kieron Jones - Deputy Manager -  Spenser

Staff of Homes:

Shae Moys

Martin Collins

Kevin Gardiner

Becki Huckle

Katrina Wilson

Danielle Davisdon

Vicky Roberts

Claire Baker

Hannah Taylor

Glenn Galbraith



Helen Smith- Fostering Manager

Ian Woodnott- Social Worker

Fostering Administrator - Jane Blagden

Registered Provider:

Pilgrims Corner Ltd.
Suite 5 The Links, Eddington, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 7GQ

Qualifications & Experience of Registered Provider:
Sarah Norman - M.I.W. Cert. Welfare Studies
DIP. Welfare Studies
Institute of Welfare Member since 2003
AQA Counselling Children & Young People
Safeguarding Trainer - Certificated
NVQ3 Youth Justice
Cert. Equality & Diversity
Cert. Mental Health

Was Foster Carer for Local Authority & I.F.A. for 8 years. Managing Director of Pilgrims Corner Group since 2002.

Managers of Residential Units:
All expected to hold either the registered managers award/Q.C.F. Leadership and Management and at least two years residential experience.

Organisational Structure:
Sarah Norman - M.I.W

Lyn Norman - M.I.W.

Social Work Team

Spenser & Fleetwood Cottages Manager - Stephen Payne (Senior Manager)

Lingate & Yew Tree Cottages Manaager - Wayne Ross

Lingate & Yew Tree LEad Seniors - Debbie Harvey & Ivana Richards

Qualifications & Experience of Staff Team and Gender - available on request as subject to change.