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Calf jobs target independent souls

Calf of Man warden Ian Lycett

Applications open for two warden posts

If you fancy getting away from it all, this could be the job for you.

Manx National Heritage is advertising for two wardens on the Calf of Man, to oversee the tiny island's bird and wildlife population, in addition to various maintenance tasks.

The successful candidates will be stationed on the Calf for nine months. Applications are open until 6 January.

They'll be provided with basic farmhouse accomodation, as well as a shower and a boat full of supplies once per week.

Ian Lycett previously acted as the Calf's estate warden.

In a recent documentary by the BBC, he explained the sort of character required for one of 'Britain's remotest jobs':

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