You can get paid to live on a tiny island in the UK – and your accommodation is included | The Sun

A TINY island off the coast of the UK is paying you to move there – and you'll get everything included.

The Isle of Rona, which is in the Inner Hebrides, has posted a job advert online all about the off-grid role.

Set between Skye and the West Coast of Scotland, the island's population of two is looking to double in size by hiring a live-in Estate worker and their partner.

Rona can only be reached by private boat that runs once a week to and from the island, so it makes for a remote haven.

The island is seeking a full-time estate worker who will be in charge of a number of responsibilities that will allow the island's manager to work on other projects.

On Hi Jobs, a job listing website, the Island's Estate wrote: "Successful applicants will be able to fulfill a variety of roles including estate and property maintenance and management, housekeeping, logistics, and assisting with deer management, stalking & venison processing."

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Other duties include maintaining pieces of heavy equipment including boats, diggers, machinery and several properties.

Successful applicants must be willing to learn about the equipment and understand how it should be maintained.

As well as the practical aspects of the role, the right person should be reliable, resilient, enthusiastic and have a sense of humour too.

Being able to be happy in remote areas for long periods of time is another must – as well as being sociable with guests and visitors on the island.

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While the island is off-grid, it does have several solar panels and generators.

In their free time, the successful applicant will be able to go dolphin-spotting, dark sky star-gazing and foraging.

They'll also be able to spend time alongside the island's 180-strong deer population.

As reported by the Daily Record, Island Manager at Ardochy & Rona Estate Bill Cowie said: "We’re looking for an enthusiastic Estate Worker and partner who will really throw themselves into our island life and outdoor work.

"Someone just like the island itself – self-sufficient, resilient and perhaps a little rugged. The island is our home and living, and we know the right candidate will fall in love with it just as we have."

The role is paid, although a salary is not disclosed, and accommodation is also included.

Anyone who wishes to apply should send their CV in writing to the email address listed on the Hi Jobs website.

Meanwhile, Iona Island in the Inner Hebrides has topped a list of 20 lesser-known beauty spots that also included the Fairy Polls on the Isle of Skye and Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel.

Here are the 10 best Instagrammed locations – and seven are in Scotland.

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