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 - Director & Responsible Individual

Lyn Norman - Finances & Director

Christopher Holland- Senior Manager 

Daniel Mason - Acting Manager

Stephen Stylianou - Acting Manager 

Ben Hilton - Deputy Manager

Kevin Gardner - Deputy Manager

Mark Griffiths - Deputy Manager 

Lee Howlett - Deputy Manager

Staff of Homes:

Spencer Cottage
• NG
• PS
• SE
• LE
• VR
• JH
• RH

Fleetwood Cottage
• KH
• JO
• TB
• JJ
• VP
• CD
• SE

Lingate/Yew Tree Cottages
• DF
• GB
• PB
• LG
• CO
• DV
• KC
• SH
• JY


Staff of Fostering :

Caroline Newman - Fostering Manager

Michelle Chamberlain- Social Worker

Tina Atteshis - Social Worker 

Sally Pratley-Woodward - Social Worker

Jodie Griffin - Social Worker 

Fostering Administrator - Jane Blagden

Registered Provider:

Pilgrims Corner Ltd

Pilgrims Corner Fostering Ltd

Pilgrims Corner Education Ltd.

185 Sea Street,

Herne Bay,



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
NVQ3 Youth Justice
Cert. Equality & Diversity
Cert. Mental Health

Designated Safeguarding Lead

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

Lingate & Yew Tree Cottages Manager 

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

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