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Current Job Postings or Requests for Tender

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request. We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with our agency; please note that we will only contact candidates selected for an interview. Job Opportunities and Requests for Tender available at the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit are listed within our Job Postings section.

Student Placement Requests

Student Placement Requests will be considered if:

  • Course objectives are compatible with the Health Unit mandate and our current service delivery model
  • We can provide a ‘good fit’ between the student and preceptor regarding discipline/experience/access to client group and activities/resources
  • Placement contributes to development of staff
  • Placement does not place an unreasonable burden on staff workload or on the agency
  • Placement enhances Public Health Workforce capacity or contributes to the awareness of Public Health in a future community partner

Student Placement Expectations

  • Will help integrate the student into the team
  • Will plan learning experiences to help meet the students learning needs and objectives
  • Will evaluate students’ progress to meeting learning objectives and give regular feedback
  • Will be available to provide support to the student and will use other members of the health unit to provide learning experiences
  • In regards to consolidation students (those approaching completion of their program), will gradually bring the student to execute the majority of the workload
  • Will establish objectives to be met during their placement and share with preceptor prior to or at the first meeting
  • Will collaborate with their preceptor to guide their learning
  • Will demonstrate initiative, autonomy, and good judgment
  • Will openly and honestly assess their progress with their preceptor
  • Will be open to receiving and incorporating feedback from their preceptor and other members of the team into their practice
  • Will be responsible and work within the limits of their role
  • Is a resource person for the student and the preceptor
  • Is available during placement hours by telephone, email or pager
  • Is responsible for recommending the final mark, taking into account the completed evaluations by the student and the preceptor


We hope that your learning experience with us is rewarding. This guidebook has been created to ease your transition into your public health placement.

Contact Information

E-mail: Student Placement Coordination

Please note: All Public Health Inspector practicum opportunities are posted under Job Postings.

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